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Hammerception

You could, if you are running DragonFly-current, create a vkernel using HAMMER2, and try out HAMMER2 even if your underlying disk is HAMMER1.  Odd, but useful. Go to Source Author: […]

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TrueOS 17.12 Release

We are pleased to announce a new release of the 6-month STABLE version of TrueOS! This release cycle focused on lots of cleanup and stabilization of the distinguishing features of […]

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Who has a floppy drive?

If you are running DragonFly-current, you can get your floppy drive running again.  This is actually hard to test; floppy drives are becoming an endangered species. Go to Source Author: […]

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Lazy Reading for 2017/12/10

Accidental theme this week: the 1990s. Normalization of deviance in software: how broken practices become standard.  Matches every place I’ve ever worked.  (via The Advent of Void.  I wish someone […]

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In Other BSDs for 2017/12/09

Last minute, as always! The anatomy of tee program on OpenBSD.  (via) Leaving Amazon AWS.  (via, I think) FreeBSD Port-Knocking. s2k17 Hackathon Report: Stefan Sperling (stsp@) on wireless (iwm(4), athn(4) […]

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Your Impact on FreeBSD

Dear FreeBSD Community, I want to thank everyone who helped us kick off our year-end fundraising campaign by donating during #GivingTuesday! Your generosity raised over $8,000, from 110 donors. Let’s […]

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NYCBUG get-together tonight

There’s a NYCBUG get-together tonight at Suspenders in Manhattan, New York City, 7 PM.  There’s no technical presentation, but who cares?  Start the end-of-year-drinking! Go to Source Author: Justin Sherrill […]

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Boggle, banner, tetris added

Rimvydas Jasinskas has added the OpenBSD versions of banner(1), boggle(6), and tetris(6), along with additional fortune(6) material. Odd note: tetris(6) originated with a 1989 International Obfustcated C Code Contest winner, […]

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