September 18, 2018

New package, kdiagram-2.6.1OpenBSD packages
libraries for creating business diagrams
SemiBUG meeting tonightDragonFly BSD Digest

There’s a SemiBUG meeting at 7 PM tonight.  Bring your troubleshooting lightning talks.

Next KnoxBUG meetup announcedDiscovering the Way of the BSD

KnoxBUG will welcome Nick Principe as guest speaker . He will being doing an encore presentation of his SDC 2018 talk: Real-world Performance Advantages of NVDIMM and NVMe: A Case Study with OpenZFS

Date: Monday, October 1, 2018 - 6:00pm Place: at the New iX Systems offices (by FootHills Mall)

Announcing The HardenedBSD FoundationDiscovering the Way of the BSD

On 06 September 2018, HardenedBSD Foundation Corp was granted 501(c)(3) status, from which point all US-based persons making donations can deduct the donation from their taxes.

Ryzen buying adviceDragonFly BSD Digest

For anyone considering the purchase of a Ryzen system given the good benchmarks/power usage, here’s some discussion on users@ about which model is which.

New package, py-influxdb-5.2.0OpenBSD packages
Python client for interacting with InfluxDB

September 17, 2018

New package, qbittorrent-nox-4.1.2OpenBSD packages
BitTorrent client with web interface
New package, qbittorrent-4.1.2OpenBSD packages
BitTorrent client with Qt interface
Looking for privacy-oriented analytics for DiscoverBSD.comDiscovering the Way of the BSD

Do you have a self-hosted matomo instance? Would you like to create an account for DiscoverBSD and help us?

Here at DiscoverBSD, we value privacy of our users, therefore we are not using Google Analytics. But at the same time, we would like to be able track how many people come here. Can you help us?

SoloBSD 11.2-STABLE-0916 Viva Mexico EditionDiscovering the Way of the BSD

There is a new build of SoloBSD 11.2-STABLE-0916 Viva Mexico! Edition based on the latest HardenedBSD stable branch version v1100056.5.

September 16, 2018

New package, wabt-1.0.5OpenBSD packages
WebAssembly binary toolkit
Lazy Reading for 2018/09/16DragonFly BSD Digest

Unofficial history theme this week – but not UNIX-specific, for once.

Your unrelated baking video of the week: Round Cake Production with Unifiller Depositors and Decorating Equipment.  I’m not recommending this as a food; it’s just somewhat hypnotic to watch the robot production of something you usually imagine as lovingly handcrafted.

Highly Available DHCP Server on FreeBSDDiscovering the Way of the BSD

Highly available DHCP server setup on FreeBSD system, but it should be similarly simple on other UNIX and Unix-like systems. We will use the most obvious choice here – the Internet Systems Consortium implementation – ISC DHCP server – available in the FreeBSD Ports and packages as well.

n2k18 Hackathon report: Ken Westerback (krw@) on disklabel(8) work, dhclient(8) progressDiscovering the Way of the BSD

Fresh from the just concluded n2k18 hackathon comes this report from Ken Westerback (krw@).

September 15, 2018

In Other BSDs for 2018/09/15DragonFly BSD Digest

Built almost entirely with overflow from more than a week ago.

n2k18 Hackathon report: Ken Westerback (krw@) on disklabel(8) work, dhclient(8) progressUndeadly
Fresh from the just concluded n2k18 hackathon comes this report from Ken Westerback (krw@), who writes:

How to travel from Dresden to Usti nad Labem for free!

No drama flying to Dresen, from which a train would take me to n2k18's home in Usti nad Labem. Other than being puzzled that it costs less to fly YYZ -> FRA -> DRS than it costs to fly YYZ -> FRA.

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September 14, 2018

New package, lximage-qt-0.7.0OpenBSD packages
image viewer and screenshot tool for LXQt
New package, lxqt-globalkeys-0.13.0OpenBSD packages
daemon used to register global keyboard shortcuts
New package, lxqt-themes-0.13.0OpenBSD packages
themes, graphics and icons for LXQt
New package, lxqt-openssh-askpass-0.13.0OpenBSD packages
query passwords on behalf of ssh agents
New package, qtermwidget-0.9.0OpenBSD packages
the terminal widget for QTerminal
New package, qterminal-0.9.0OpenBSD packages
lightweight Qt terminal emulator based on QTermWidget
New package, pcmanfm-qt-0.13.0OpenBSD packages
file manager and desktop icon manager