Issue 155
Published July 19, 2023

Yet another teeny tiny edition, but hey, it’s summer time!


No releases.


OpenBSD Errata: July 12, 2023 (bgpd, httpd, elf, bgpd): Errata patches for bgpd(8), httpd(8) and the kernel 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.


Valuable News – 2023/07/17: 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.

BSD Now 515: ChatGPT writing pf.conf: FreeBSD or Linux – A Choice Without OS Wars, The Computer Scientist Who Can’t Stop Telling Stories, ChatGPT was asked to write a pf.conf to spec, GhostBSD 23.06.1 is now available, OPNsense 23.1.9 released, Running VSCode in Chromium on OpenBSD, and more.

FreeBSD – 3 Advantages to Running FreeBSD as Your Server Operating System: As the motto “The Power To Serve” indicates, FreeBSD is specifically designed to excel as a server operating system. Article is going to go over three of its most compelling advantages in that role: thorough OpenZFS integration, easy-to-leverage infrastructure for custom packaging, and advanced fleet management capabilities.


FreeBSD – How to install LXQt as a Desktop environment: LXQt is known for being a lightweight GUI and has been gaining popularity. Under FreeBSD, LXQt is installed with version 1.3.0 and is the result of the merger of LXDE-Qt and Razor-qt projects.

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