OpenBSD on the Lenovo A485

submited 19 October 2018

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11 August 2020
OpenBSD Errata: August 11th, 2020 (libssl)  

Errata patches for LibreSSL have been released for OpenBSD 6.7. The TLSv1.3 client could hang, crash, leak memory or not interoperate with some TLSv1.3 servers. Binary updates for the amd64, i386, and arm64 platforms are available via the syspatch utility.

10 August 2020
GhostBSD 20.08.04 Now Available  

This release comes with kernel, OS and software application updates. We updated the MATE desktop to 1.24.0. A new interesting feature is the boot environment backup before updates.

How to try FuguIta  

FuguIta is OpenBSD based live CD. Learn how to create FuguIta LiveDVD, LiveUSB and how to boot it.

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08 August 2020
How to install a Wireguard VPN client in a FreeBSD jail  

WireGuard is an open-source software application and communication protocol that implements VPN to create secure point-to-point connections in routed or bridged mode. It was initially developed for Linux but now ported to FreeBSD and other operating systems. This page explains how to install and set up WireGuard clients on the FreeBSD system, including jail.

07 August 2020
downtime for [mail|ftp|gnats|releng|blog] 2:45 UTC  

The datacenter that houses: the "real" will do a power maintenance starting from 3 UTC for about 8 hours, so services will be shut down at around 2:45 UTC (Saturday Aug 8th). www will switch to a mirror (so no active content, but the static pages will be available).

GSoC 2020 Second Evaluation Report: Curses Library Automated Testing  

This report was prepared by Naman Jain as a part of Google Summer of Code 2020

NetBSD on the NanoPi NEO2  

The NanoPi NEO2 from FriendlyARM has been serving the post author well since 2018, being their test machine for OpenBSD/arm64 related things. As NetBSD/evbarm finally gained support for AArch64 in NetBSD 9.0, released back in February, they decided to give it a try on this device. The board only has 512MB of RAM, and this is where NetBSD really shines.

OpenBSD Errata: August 7th, 2020 (ximcp)  

Errata patches for libX11 have been released for OpenBSD 6.6 and 6.7. The recent security errata broke X11 input methods. Binary updates for the amd64, i386, and arm64 platforms are available via the syspatch utility.

USB audio devices on FreeBSD  

Hardware support and configuration for USB audio devices, such as the Behringer UMC22 sound card, on FreeBSD.

06 August 2020
LLVM 10.0.0 imported into OpenBSD -current  

Patrick Wildt ([email protected]) upgraded -current to version 10.0.0 of LLVM including clang, lld and lldb..

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