Valuable News – 2021/06/07

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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. Whenever I stumble upon something worth mentioning on the Internet I just put it here.

Today the amount information that we get using various information streams is at massive overload. Thus one needs to focus only on what is important without the need to grep(1) the Internet everyday. Hence the idea of providing such information ‘bulk’ as I already do that grep(1).

UNIX​


Build Your Own SPARC Workstation with QEMU and Solaris.
https://learn.adafruit.com/build-your-own-sparc-with-qemu-and-solaris?view=all

SerenityOS 2021/05 Update with 1700 Commits from 93 Authors – Most Intense Month.
View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3MtPgTUOC8


All dmesg(8) Reports from bsd-hardware.info Site.
https://github.com/bsdhw/Dmesg

XigmaNAS 12.2.0.4.8458 Released.
https://sourceforge.net/projects/xigmanas/files/XigmaNAS-12.2.0.4/12.2.0.4.8458/

New Contribution Policy for runj for FreeBSD Jails Containers.
https://samuel.karp.dev/blog/2021/05/a-new-contribution-policy-for-runj/

GNU BRE/ERE Cheatsheet – Differences Between grep(1)/sed(1)/awk(1).
https://learnbyexample.github.io/gnu-bre-ere-cheatsheet/

PolarDB for PostgreSQL.
https://github.com/alibaba/PolarDB-for-PostgreSQL

FreeBSD Poudriere Guide.
https://danschmid.de/en/blog/poudriere-guide

FreeBSD 13 on Panasonic Lets Note CF-RZ6.
https://rubenerd.com/freebsd-13-on-the-panasonic-cf-rz6/

NetBSD on Vortex86DX CPU.
https://www.cambus.net/netbsd-on-the-vortex86dx-cpu/

BSD Now 405 – OOM Killer Feature.
https://www.bsdnow.tv/405

GearBSD – Project to Help Automating Your OpenBSD.
https://dataswamp.org/~solene/2021-06-01-gearbsd.html

Phoronix Turns 17 Years Old – Covering Linux Hardware Scene Daily.
https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Phoronix-17th-Birthday

In Other BSDs for 2021/06/05.
https://www.dragonflydigest.com/2021/06/05/25808.html

Jitsi on OpenBSD.
http://lists.nycbug.org/pipermail/talk/2021-June/018331.html

Gaming on NomadBSD (Based on FreeBSD 13).
View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_d-TmBhHu_U


NetBSD 9.2 New Default Package DB Location.
https://rubenerd.com/netbsds-9-2-new-default-db-location/

NetBSD News – aiomixer – X/Open Curses – ncurses.
https://blog.netbsd.org/tnf/entry/aiomixer_x_open_curses_and

FreeBSD Fridays – Introduction to BastilleBSD.
View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7BKKMMEBiM


Program for EuroBSDCon 2021 Has Been Published.
https://2021.eurobsdcon.org/about/program/

My Top 5 FreeBSD Console Tools – Lets Compare Tools.
View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iy3jw6g_vds


Beautiful HardenedBSD Bootloader Work by HacKurx.
View: https://twitter.com/lattera/status/1401623864933748741


Custom Beyerdynamics MMX 300 with OpenBSD Logo.
https://honk.codevoid.de/u/sh/h/3FhyHyZ22R8C2DtmB8

Upgrading FreeBSD Jail 12.2 to 13.0 Using mkjail.
https://dan.langille.org/2021/05/31/upgrading-a-freebsd-12-2-jail-to-freebsd-13-using-mkjail/

FreeBSD from NetBSD User Perspective.
https://washbear.neocities.org/freebsd-netbsd-user.html

Hardware​


Commodore AMIGA Powered Your Cable System in 90s.
https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/how-the-commodore-amiga-powered-your-cable-system-in-the-90s

Typical Intel Marketing Bullshit – Compares 15W AMD CPU with 28W Intel CPU.
https://www.hardwaretimes.com/intel...-w-28w-tiger-lake-u-refresh-at-computex-2021/

LIVA Q3 Plus is Pocket Sized AMD Ryzen Embedded Mini PC.
https://www.cnx-software.com/2021/06/01/liva-q3-plus-pocket-sized-amd-ryzen-embedded-mini-pc/

AMD Ryzen 5000G – ZEN 3 APUs for Desktop Coming in 2021/08/05.
https://www.anandtech.com/show/16720/amd-ryzen-5000g-zen-3-apus-for-desktop-coming-august-5th

AMD Demonstrates Stacked 3D V-Cache Technology – 192 MB L3 Cache at 2 TB/s.
https://www.anandtech.com/show/1672...acked-vcache-technology-2-tbsec-for-15-gaming

Apple M1 Compiles Linux 30% Faster than Intel i9.
https://www.jeffgeerling.com/blog/2021/apple-m1-compiles-linux-30-faster-my-intel-i9

Linux 5.5 DRM Update for FreeBSD Almost Complete.
https://twitter.com/_neelc/status/1399965397839867905

AMD Ryzen 5000U Mini PCs Coming Soon from ASRock and Gigabyte.
https://www.cnx-software.com/2021/06/02/amd-ryzen-5000u-mini-pcs-asrock-gigabyte/

AMD Ryzen Embedded V2000 Mini-ITX Motherboard Offers 4 DP++ Video Ports.
https://www.cnx-software.com/2021/0...trial-motherboard-offers-four-dp-video-ports/

Are We Seeing Takeover from RISC-V?
https://www.electropages.com/blog/2021/05/are-we-seeing-takeover-risc-v

Low Cost Mini PC with AMD 3020e APU or R1305 Embedded Processor.
https://www.cnx-software.com/2021/0...amd-3020e-apu-ryzen-r1305-embedded-processor/

Laptop Review – ThinkPad X1 Extreme (Gen 2).
https://michael.stapelberg.ch/posts/2021-06-05-laptop-review-lenovo-thinkpad-x1-extreme-gen2/

We Interrupt This Program – Intel/AMD Contemplate Different Replacements for x86 Interrupt Handling.
https://www.eejournal.com/article/we-interrupt-this-program/

RISC vs. CISC is Wrong Lens for Comparing Modern x86/ARM CPUs.
https://www.extremetech.com/computi...the-wrong-lens-to-compare-modern-x86-arm-cpus

Life​


Google Employees Admit in Lawsuit that Company Made it Impossible for Users to Keep Location Private.
https://www.osnews.com/story/133500...ble-for-users-to-keep-their-location-private/

Other​


Firefox 89.0 Release Notes.
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/89.0/releasenotes/

Modern and Clean Firefox Clears Way to All You Need Online.
https://blog.mozilla.org/en/mozilla...irefox-clears-the-way-to-all-you-need-online/

Olympus 2207 – Total Conversion of Fallout 2 with Completely New Graphics.
https://olympus2207.com/en/o1-en/

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