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Faster snapshots packages synch
Undeadly.org - 2014-09-22 09:09:39
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Fork of Systemd Leads To Lightweight Uselessd
Slashdot - 2014-09-21 15:28:00
An anonymous reader writes A boycott of systemd and other backlash around systemd's feature-creep has led to the creation of Uselessd, a new init daemon. Uselessd is a fork of systemd 208 that strips away functionality considered irrelevant to an init system like the systemd journal and udev. Uselessd also adds in functionality not accepted in upstream systemd like support for alternative C libraries (namely uClibc and musl) and it's even being ported to BSD. Read more of this story at Slashdot....
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Lazy Reading for 2014/09/21
DragonFlyBSD Digest - 2014-09-21 14:51:11
Lots of links this week. Device names.  (via) xscreensaver 5.30 is out, along with a story of how much work jwz put into the first version of Lament. One Thing Well mentions toybox, which I think is similar to busybox, but BSD-licensed. This hard drive still worked.  (via) Unix: Scripting with templates. Road to Rust […]...
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FreeBSD 10.1-BETA2 Available
Freebsd.orgNews - 2014-09-21 09:00:00
The second BETA build for the FreeBSD 10.1 release cycle is now available. ISO images for the amd64, armv6, i386, ia64, powerpc, powerpc64 and sparc64 architectures are available on most of our FreeBSD mirror sites....
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In Other BSDs for 2014/09/20
DragonFlyBSD Digest - 2014-09-20 14:45:32
Low on the source links this week, but there’s plenty else. TrueOS, CD-sized.  Warning: lots of ads on that page.  (via) FreeBSD with a swap file instead of a swap partition.  (via) FreeNAS in VMWare Workstation, part 1.  Lots of screenshots, little explanation.  (via) FreeBSD 10.1 Beta 1 is available. A summary of the OpenBSD […]...
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BSDNow Episode 055: The Promised WLAN
Undeadly.org - 2014-09-19 07:44:38
In this episode of BSDNow, Kris and Allan go over the week's BSD odds and ends, including mention of an interesting article about using a Linux rescue image to bootstrap a headless OpenBSD installation on remote machines. Headlining is an interview with the FreeBSD wireless stack maintainer, Adrian Chadd. [ Video | HD Video | MP3 Audio | OGG Audio | Torrent ] ...
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BSDNow 055: The Promised WLAN
DragonFlyBSD Digest - 2014-09-19 02:26:26
BSDNow 055 has the normal news items, and an interview with Adrian Chadd, who has dome a lot of work on FreeBSD network device drivers (and some coordination with DragonFly, too, thank you Adrian), plus a lengthy news roundup....
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Heads Up: Sendmail Removed from Base
Undeadly.org - 2014-09-16 09:56:55
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FreeBSD 10.1-BETA1 Available
Freebsd.orgNews - 2014-09-14 09:00:00
The first BETA build for the FreeBSD 10.1 release cycle is now available. ISO images for the amd64, armv6, i386, ia64, powerpc, powerpc64 and sparc64 architectures are available on most of our FreeBSD mirror sites....
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In Other BSDs for 2014/09/13
DragonFlyBSD Digest - 2014-09-13 14:18:20
This has been a very hectic week for me, but I still have links for you. The Design and Implementation of the FreeBSD Operating System book is getting a significant update. Install Snort on FreeBSD.  That place isn’t too far from me.  (via) uGet, Open Source Lightweight Download Manager, is Now Available for BSD. loksh, […]...
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BSDNow Episode 054: Luminary Environment
Undeadly.org - 2014-09-12 11:58:07
In this week's episode, the BSDNow crew discusses the week's dealings in the world of BSD, with a decent focus on OpenBSD's systemd-shim GSoC project, OpenBSD's versioning schemes, and the OpenBSD port of portscout. [ Video | HD Video | MP3 Audio | OGG Audio | Torrent ] ...
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GSoC 2014: Systemd replacement utilities (systembsd)
Undeadly.org - 2014-09-12 08:06:45
td>p,td>ul,td>blockquote,td>font {margin-left:0.5ex;} a:visited {color:#303030!important;} p {margin-top:1ex;margin-bottom:0;} blockquote>p:first-child {margin-top:0;} blockquote>p:last-child {margin-bottom:0;} blockquote { background-color:#e0e0e0; padding:0.5ex 0.5ex 0.5ex 0.5ex; margin:0 0 0 3ex !important; } p+ul,p>ul {margin:0.5ex 0 0 0;} pre {margin:0;} tt {background-color:#f0f0f0; padding:0px; font-weight:500;} .bqcode { background-color: #ffffff; border:1px solid #999; padding: 0px; padding-left: 1em; } Ian Kremlin wrote in with this report on the GSoC he was involved in: This summer I, along with my mentors Landry Breuil and Antoine Jacoutot, worked on systemd shim-like replacements for four D-Bus daemons systemd provides, namely hostnamed, localed, timedated, and logind. Read more... ...
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