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Posted 15 days ago by Justin Sherrill
This week’s BSDNow has no interview, but it hops through a banquet of different operating system activities – wireless, routing, changing systems, etc.  You will surely find something to pique your interest.
Posted 16 days ago by Justin Sherrill
A tip that might be useful for some readers: Mohammad BadieZadegan posted that he had a poor network connection, and so was having a hard time installing packages.  If that bites you too, there are some pkg.conf options – starting with FETCH_TIMEOUT and FETCH_RETRY – that may help.
Posted 16 days ago by Justin Sherrill
I noted commits about this before, but here’s the instructions: how to use DragonFly on a Macbook Pro with dual GPUs.
Posted 18 days ago by Justin Sherrill
There’s an update for Radeon DRM that matches it up (mostly) to what’s in Linux kernel 4.7.10.  If it gives you problems, there’s some workarounds.  Remember, this is in DragonFly-current, so anyone running 4.8 is unaffected.
Posted 20 days ago by Justin Sherrill
Accidental topic this week: text interfaces! PuTTY 0.69 has been released.  (via) Made by the same author: Simon Tatham’s Portable Puzzle Collection.  Like Minesweeper times one thousand.  (via) Random ASCII spaceship generator. Telnet MapSCII. ... [More] terminal emulators’ processing of escape sequences.  I’ve Ctrl-S’d myself a few times, I’ll admit.  (via) ZX Spectrum Next.  Actually contains a ZX chip. … Continue reading "Lazy Reading for 2017/05/07" [Less]
Posted 21 days ago by Justin Sherrill
All the text in the links lined up this week, which is mysteriously satisfying. PfSense 2.5 and AES-NI.  (via) Tab completion in OpenBSD’s ksh.  (via) Bringing up 802.11ac on FreeBSD. Installing V8 UNIX (4.1 BSD) from tape.  (via) OpenSSH Removes ... [More] SSHv1 Support. Installing Gnome 3 extensions freebsd11 OpenBSD vmm hypervisor: Part 2.  (via) pfSense 2.3.4 … Continue reading "In Other BSDs for 2017/05/06" [Less]
Posted 22 days ago by Justin Sherrill
It’s always nice to see this out of nowhere: How to Install DragonFly BSD 4.6 + Xfce Desktop + Apps on VMware.
Posted 22 days ago by Justin Sherrill
BSDNow 192 is up, and has the normal news summary, plus an interview of Patrick M. Hausen.
Posted 26 days ago by Justin Sherrill
The next NYCBUG meeting is May 3rd, in about 48 hours.  Rob Seward will be presenting on random number generators.  The same announcement for this meeting also notes the upcoming pkgsrcCon, BSDCan, and EuroBSDCon.
Posted 27 days ago by Justin Sherrill
April over already? Adventure Games and Eigenvalues.  (via) The fish shell is awesome.  (via) How SSH got port number 22.  (via) The web’s best hidden gems. The real reason why UNIX commands are short. The History of Computer RPGs.  (via) The beauty ... [More] of links on Unix servers.  Many don’t understand hard links. Programming thought experiment. … Continue reading "Lazy Reading for 2017/04/30" [Less]