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Created by three guys who love BSD, we cover the latest news and have an extensive series of tutorials, as well as interviews with various people from all areas of the BSD community. It also serves as a platform for support and questions. We love and advocate FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, DragonFlyBSD and TrueOS. Our show aims to be helpful and informative for new users that want to learn about them, but still be entertaining for the people who are already pros. The show airs on Wednesdays at 2:00PM (US Eastern time) and the edited version is usually up the following day.

Created by three guys who love BSD, we cover the latest news and have an extensive series of tutorials, as well as interviews with various people from all areas of the BSD community. It also serves as a platform for support and questions. We love and advocate FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, DragonFlyBSD and TrueOS. Our show aims to be helpful and informative for new users that want to learn about them, but still be entertaining for the people who are already pros. The show airs on Wednesdays at 2:00PM (US Eastern time) and the edited version is usually up the following day.

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Description:

Created by three guys who love BSD, we cover the latest news and have an extensive series of tutorials, as well as interviews with various people from all areas of the BSD community. It also serves as a platform for support and questions. We love and advocate FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, DragonFlyBSD and TrueOS. Our show aims to be helpful and informative for new users that want to learn about them, but still be entertaining for the people who are already pros. The show airs on Wednesdays at 2:00PM (US Eastern time) and the edited version is usually up the following day.

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English


Episodes

466: cat(1)’s efficiency

8/4/2022
Contributing to Open Source Beyond Software Development, bringing TLS 1.3 to the Internet of Old Things, How efficient can cat(1) be, boost the speed of Unix shell programs, Running FreeBSD VNET Jails on AWS EC2 with Bastille, and more NOTES This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap (https://www.tarsnap.com/bsdnow) and the BSDNow Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/bsdnow) Headlines Contributing to Open Source Beyond Software Development...

Duration:00:53:39

465: Deep Space Debugging

7/28/2022
Debugging Lisp in Deep Space, 0 Dependency Websites with OpenBSD & AsciiDoc, Deleting old snapshots on FreeBSD, Full multiprocess support in lldb-server, Basic fix between pf tables and macros, and more NOTES This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap (https://www.tarsnap.com/bsdnow) and the BSDNow Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/bsdnow) Headlines NASA Programmer Remembers Debugging Lisp in Deep Space (https://thenewstack.io/nasa-programmer-remembers-debugging-lisp-in-deep-space/)...

Duration:00:35:23

464: Compiling with kefir

7/21/2022
From 0 to bhyve on FreeBSD, Analyze OpenBSD’s Kernel with Domain-Specific Knowledge, OpenBSD Webzine: ISSUE #10, HardenedBSD June 2022 Status Report, two new C compilers: chibicc and kefir in OpenBSD, SSD TRIM in NetBSD HEAD, and more NOTES This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap (https://www.tarsnap.com/bsdnow) and the BSDNow Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/bsdnow) Headlines From 0 to Bhyve on FreeBSD 13.1 (https://klarasystems.com/articles/from-0-to-bhyve-on-freebsd-13-1/)...

Duration:00:36:53

463: The 1.0 Legend

7/14/2022
Differences between base and ports LLVM in OpenBSD, Netgraph for FreeBSD’s bhyve Networking, Audio on FreeBSD – Quick Guide, FreeBSD’s Legend starts at 1.0, Hacker News running by FreeBSD, TrueNAS 13, and more NOTES This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap (https://www.tarsnap.com/bsdnow) and the BSDNow Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/bsdnow) Headlines Differences between base and ports LLVM in OpenBSD (https://www.cambus.net/differences-between-base-and-ports-llvm-in-openbsd/)...

Duration:00:46:17

462: OpenBSD Sales Pitch

7/7/2022
The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD rc.d system, selling OpenBSD as a salesperson, Speeding up autoconf with caching, Allowing non-root execution of a jailed application, Configure login(1) and sshd(8) for YubiKey on OpenBSD, and more. NOTES This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap (https://www.tarsnap.com/bsdnow) and the BSDNow Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/bsdnow) Headlines The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD rc.d system...

Duration:00:53:49

461: Persistent Memory Allocation

6/30/2022
Q1 FreeBSD Quarterly Status Report 2022, Nginx on OpenBSD 7.1, Persistent Memory Allocation, Colorize your BSD shell, cgit With Gitolite and Nginx on FreeBSD 13, and more NOTES This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap (https://www.tarsnap.com/bsdnow) and the BSDNow Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/bsdnow) Headlines FreeBSD Quarterly Status Report First Quarter 2022 (https://www.freebsd.org/status/report-2022-01-2022-03/) Installing Nginx on OpenBSD 7.1...

Duration:00:46:41

460: OpenBSD airport folklore

6/23/2022
Containerd gains support for launching Linux containers on FreeBSD, OpenBSD 7.1 on PINE64 RockPro64, true minimalistic window manager does not exist, OpenBSD folklore, HardenedBSD May 2022 Status Report, DragonFlyBSD 6.2.2 out, and more NOTES This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap (https://www.tarsnap.com/bsdnow) and the BSDNow Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/bsdnow) Headlines Containerd gains support for launching Linux containers on FreeBSD...

Duration:00:37:36

459: NetBSD Kernel benchmark

6/16/2022
Evaluating FreeBSD CURRENT for Production Use, Time Machine-like Backups on OpenBSD, FreeBSD on the Graviton 3, Compiling the NetBSD kernel as a benchmark, Network Management with the OpenBSD Packet Filter Toolset from BSDCan 2022, Hardware Detection & Diagnostics for New FreeBSD Users, and more NOTES This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap (https://www.tarsnap.com/bsdnow) and the BSDNow Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/bsdnow) Headlines Evaluating FreeBSD CURRENT for Production...

Duration:00:49:41

458: Traceroute interpretation

6/9/2022
Fundamentals of the FreeBSD Shell, Spammers in the Public Cloud, locking user accounts properly, overgrowth on NetBSD, moreutils, ctwm & spleen, interpreting a traceroute, and more NOTES This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap (https://www.tarsnap.com/bsdnow) and the BSDNow Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/bsdnow) Headlines Fundamentals of the FreeBSD Shell (https://klarasystems.com/articles/interacting-with-freebsd-learning-the-fundamentals-of-the-freebsd-shell-2/) Spammers in...

Duration:00:48:41

457: The NetBSD Wheelbarrow

6/2/2022
Journey to ZFS RAIDZ1 on NetBSD, FreeBSD networking basics: WiFi and Bluetooth, smuggling code into the playstation via NetBSD driver hole, KDE FreeBSD CI, remembering buildtool, and more NOTES This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap (https://www.tarsnap.com/bsdnow) and the BSDNow Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/bsdnow) Headlines The journey to ZFS raidz1 with different sized disks (On NetBSD) (Wheelbarrow optional)...

Duration:00:47:03

456: FreeBSD 13.1

5/26/2022
FreeBSD 13.1 is released, Unix command line conventions over time, Branching for NetBSD 10, Microbhyve, Own your Calendar and Contacts with OpenBSD, the PSARC case for ZFS, and more NOTES This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap (https://www.tarsnap.com/bsdnow) and the BSDNow Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/bsdnow) Headlines FreeBSD 13.1 Release is available (https://www.freebsd.org/releases/13.1R/announce/) Unix command line conventions over time...

Duration:00:51:19

455: Ken Thompson Singularity

5/19/2022
OpenBSD is the Perfect OS post Nuclear Apocalypse, Multiprocess support for LLDB, porting the new Hare compiler to OpenBSD, Writing my first OpenBSD game using Godot, FreeBSD 13 on Thinkpad T460s, and more. NOTES This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap (https://www.tarsnap.com/bsdnow) and the BSDNow Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/bsdnow) Headlines OpenBSD is the Perfect OS post Nuclear Apocalypse (https://confuzeus.com/shorts/openbsd-nuclear-apocalypse/) Multiprocess support...

Duration:00:45:21

454: Compiling 50% faster

5/12/2022
OpenBSD 7.1 is out, Building Your Own FreeBSD-based NAS with ZFS Part 2, Let's try V on OpenBSD, Waiting for Randot, Compiling an OpenBSD kernel 50% faster, A Salute for 10+ years of service, and more NOTES This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap (https://www.tarsnap.com/bsdnow) and the BSDNow Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/bsdnow) Headlines OpenBSD 7.1 is out (https://www.openbsd.org/71.html) Building Your Own FreeBSD-based NAS with ZFS Part 2...

Duration:00:40:10

453: TwinCat/BSD Hypervisor

5/5/2022
Building Your Own FreeBSD-based NAS, Writing a device driver for Unix V6, EC2: What Colin Percival’s been up to, Beckhoff releases TwinCAT/BSD Hypervisor, Writing a NetBSD kernel module, and more. NOTES This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap (https://www.tarsnap.com/bsdnow) and the BSDNow Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/bsdnow) Headlines Building Your Own FreeBSD-based NAS (https://klarasystems.com/articles/building-your-own-freebsd-based-nas-with-zfs/) Writing a device driver...

Duration:00:45:13

452: The unknown hackers

4/28/2022
The unknown hackers, Papers we love to read, Dual Boot Homelab in The Bedroom by the bed testbed, OpenSSH 9.0 released, OS battle: OpenBSD vs. NixOS, and more NOTES This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap (https://www.tarsnap.com/bsdnow) and the BSDNow Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/bsdnow) Headlines The unknown hackers (https://www.salon.com/2000/05/17/386bsd/) Bill Jolitz passed away in March 2022 (https://minnie.tuhs.org/pipermail/tuhs/2022-April/025643.html) *** FreeBSD...

Duration:00:46:29

451: Tuning ZFS recordsize

4/21/2022
Full system backups with FFS snapshots, ZFS and dump(8), tuning recordsize in OpenZFS, Optimizing FreeBSD Power Consumption on Modern Intel Laptops, remember to check for ZFS filesystems being mounted, Use tcpdump to save wireless bridge, and more NOTES This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap (https://www.tarsnap.com/bsdnow) and the BSDNow Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/bsdnow) Headlines Full system backups with FFS snapshots, ZFS and dump(8)...

Duration:01:00:43

450: Unix Tool Writing

4/14/2022
The ideas that made Unix, hints for writing Unix tools, cron best practices, three different sorts of filesystem errors, LibreSSL 3.5.1 released, taskwarrior to manage tasks, and more. NOTES This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap (https://www.tarsnap.com/bsdnow) and the BSDNow Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/bsdnow) Headlines Unix Philosophy: A Quick Look at the Ideas that Made Unix (https://klarasystems.com/articles/unix-philosophy-a-quick-look-at-the-ideas-that-made-unix/)...

Duration:00:58:53

449: Reproducible clean $HOME

4/7/2022
FreeBSD Status Report 4th Quarter 2021, Reproducible clean $HOME in OpenBSD using impermanence, Making RockPro64 a NetBSD Server, helloSystem 0.7.0 is out, lazy approach to FreeBSD dual-booting, going to jail, and more. NOTES This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap (https://www.tarsnap.com/bsdnow) and the BSDNow Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/bsdnow) Headlines FreeBSD Quarterly Status Report 4th Quarter 2021 (https://www.freebsd.org/status/report-2021-10-2021-12/) Reproducible...

Duration:00:50:15

448: Controlling Resource Limits

3/31/2022
Controlling Resource Limits with rctl in FreeBSD, It’s always DNS, Google Summer of Code in BSD Projects, Rsync Technical Notes - Q4 2021, Userland CPU frequency scheduling for OpenBSD, and more. NOTES This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap (https://www.tarsnap.com/bsdnow) and the BSDNow Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/bsdnow) Headlines Controlling Resource Limits with rctl in FreeBSD (https://klarasystems.com/articles/controlling-resource-limits-with-rctl-in-freebsd/) It's...

Duration:00:45:22

447: Path to BSD

3/24/2022
FreeBSD Foundation Proposals, UNIX: On the Path to BSD, Fujitsu ends its mainframe and Unix services, Install burpsuite on FreeBSD using Linuxulator, new OpenBSD Webzine is out, and more. NOTES This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap (https://www.tarsnap.com/bsdnow) and the BSDNow Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/bsdnow) Headlines Project Proposal Overview (https://freebsdfoundation.org/get-involved/project-proposal-overview/) UNIX: On the Path to BSD...

Duration:00:41:11