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DragonFly 5.0.2 released

DragonFly 5.0.2 is released.  As you may guess from the version number, this is a bugfix release.  The release tag has the full details.  Update through the normal process of […]

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Lazy Reading for 2017/12/03

Some overflow from last week, thank goodness. Reprogramming a $13 consumer wifi-enabled outlet.  (via) A minimalist guide to tmux.  (via) Rules to the Game of Dungeon.  Simultaneous to D&D creation. […]

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In Other BSDs for 2017/12/02

Totally last-minute. “Permissive licensing is wrong!” – Is it? (1/2) Reflections on Hackathons. Cheap temp and humidity sensors.  Probably BSD-compatible, given the list. OpenBSD Router Boilerplate.  (via) Suggestions on High-end Laptop […]

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No more Dungeon Master

This is not as catastrophic as it may seem.  I did not know this, but there’s a utility called dm(8), for Dungeon Master, used to control game access on a […]

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World without sharing

Thanks to Rimvydas Jasinskas, it’s possible to ‘make NOSHARED=yes buildworld‘ and build a complete DragonFly world without shared libraries. Go to Source Author: Justin Sherrill Powered by WPeMatico

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scfb support in DragonFly

If you’re booting DragonFly in UEFI mode, and you have unsupported video (i.e. NVIDIA), there’s the scfb driver for xorg.  It doesn’t support NVIDIA chipsets either, but it gives more […]

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Support FreeBSD on #GivingTuesday 2017

It’s almost here! Tomorrow, November 28, is #GivingTuesday. Now in its sixth year, #GivingTuesday is a global event that brings together diverse communities to foster giving.   The Foundation is again calling on the […]

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Lazy Reading for 2017/11/26

Roguelike/UNIX theme this week. Apple ][ colors.  (via) Ultimate ADOM. The Secret History of Cricket Magazine.  Unlike any other publication ostensibly for children.  (via) The Xerox Alto Struts Its Stuff […]

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In Other BSDs for 2017/11/25

One month to Christmas! Anyone with ARM laptop experience? Hitler Quote Controversy In the BSD Community.  I haven’t noticed anything. Semibug Christmas dinner: 19 December 2017. Official OpenBSD 6.2 CD […]

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BSDNow 221: BSD in Taiwan

Allan Jude went to Taiwan for BSDTW, so there’s a nice con report as part of this week’s BSDNow, along with the usual news summary. Go to Source Author: Justin […]

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