Issue 173
Published January 24, 2024

New RC for NetBSD and more.


NetBSD 10.0 RC3 available: For RC3 only few (relatively) minor changes were made, including https certificate verification in libfetch (which is used by pkg_ad(1)), and also improvements to the EFI bootloader to better deal with booting from CD (or in virtual machines ISO images), plus lots of various bug fixes.


OpenBSD Errata: January 16, 2024 (xserver): Errata patches for X server have been released for OpenBSD 7.4 and 7.3. Binary updates for the amd64, arm64 and i386 platform are available via the syspatch utility.

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


Valuable News – 2024/01/15: 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.


ZFS High Availability with Asynchronous Replication and zrep: Explore how the ‘zfs send’ and ‘receive’ commands enable efficient data synchronization for high-availability storage services, ensuring quick, reliable failovers between replica systems with up-to-date incremental changes.

Effortless OpenBSD Audio and Desktop Screen Recording Guide: Rafael Sadowski (rsadowski@) has added a new post to his Shut up and hack series, titled Effortless OpenBSD Audio and Desktop Screen Recording Guide, where he takes the reader through the steps needed to configure your OpenBSD system for audio and video recording. The post even includes a youtube video where he demonstrates recording while he is putting final touches on the blog post.

FreeBSD Desktop – Part 29 – Configuration – Audio Improvements : Recently updated with improvements to the audio configs and settings on FreeBSD desktop.

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