Issue 156
Published July 26, 2023

Top 10 reasons to upgrade to FreeBSD 13.2 and more.


No releases.


OpenBSD Errata: July 19, 2023 (ssh-agent): Errata patches for ssh-agent 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 – 2023/07/24: 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.

Top Ten Reasons to Upgrade to FreeBSD 13.2: The FreeBSD 13.2 release came out in April and for those of you who have not yet upgraded, FreeBSD Foundation created a top ten list of reasons to upgrade today.

BSD Now 516: Linux and FreeBSD Firewalls Part 1, Why Netflix Chose NGINX as the Heart of Its CDN, Protect your web servers against PHP shells and malwares, Installing and running Gitlab howto, and more.

In Memoriam: Hans Petter William Sirevåg Selasky: The FreeBSD community was saddened this month by the tragic death of one of its most prolific contributors. We learned that Hans Petter Selasky passed away in a traffic accident in Lillesand, Norway on June 23, 2023 at the age of 41. Hans was an incredibly brilliant and kind person, and made many valuable contributions to FreeBSD.


Live from OpenBSD in Amsterdam: An article about moving to OpenBSD in OpenBSD Amsterdam. Author writes about basic configuration of httpd, relayd and acme client for a static webpage. Some parts read as a love letter to Michael W. Lucas.

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