Issue 151
Published June 21, 2023

Celebrating 30 years of FreeBSD, let’s go!


No releases.


OpenBSD Errata: June 15, 2023 (libx11): Errata patches for libX11 CVE-2023-3138 have been released for OpenBSD 7.2 and 7.3. Binary updates for the amd64, i386 and arm64 platform are available via the syspatch utility.

As always, it’s worth following BSDSec. RSS feed and Twitter account available.


Celebrating 30 years of FreeBSD – FreeBSD Timeline: The Foundation took a look back through the Project’s history and, with the collaboration of the FreeBSD Journal team, created a new FreeBSD timeline. Spanning from the first timeshare operating systems, all the way to today, the timeline highlights some of the important breakthroughs and developments that have helped FreeBSD endure for 3 decades.

FreeBSD Day – Celebrating 30 Years of FreeBSD: June 19, 2023 marks 30 years since the FreeBSD operating system got its name. As you may know, the anniversary of FreeBSD has been named FreeBSD Day. If you love FreeBSD as much as we do, join us on July 19 and throughout the week to help us celebrate this exciting milestone.

BSD Now 511: Against Innovation: Sun Ray laptops, MIPS and getting root on them, OpenZFS for HPC Clusters, Self-Hosted Bookmarks using DAV and httpd on OpenBSD, Terraform + Proxmox + OpenBSD = Love, WOL Plex Server, Against innovation, and more.

Registration for EuroBSDCon 2023 is open: Program at Early bird rate before July 15th.

Valuable News – 2023/06/12: The Valuable News weekly series is dedicated to provide summary about news, articles and other interesting stuff mostly but not always related to the UNIX or BSD systems.


FreeBSD – Linux and FreeBSD Firewalls – Part 1: When it comes to choosing a firewall technology for your operating system, the options can be overwhelming. This is particularly true for Linux and FreeBSD, which offer multiple choices. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at four of the most popular firewall options for both systems: iptables, nftables, ipfw, and pf, to help you make an informed decision.

Catfish - A FreeBSD GUI search tool for the Desktop: Catfish is a GUI file searching tool for the FreeBSD/GhostBSD desktop. The interface is lightweight and simple and the tool allows you to refine your search with criteria like time, file type, etc.

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