BSD Now

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

113 episodes of BSD Now since the first episode, which aired on March 29th, 2018.

  • 291: Storage Changes Software

    March 28th, 2019  |  1 hr 12 mins
    bsd, dragonflybsd, freebsd, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, netbsd, openbsd, trident, trueos, tutorial

    Storage changing software, what makes Unix special, what you need may be “pipeline +Unix commands”, running a bakery on Emacs and PostgreSQL, the ultimate guide to memorable tech talks, light-weight contexts, and more.

  • 290: Timestamped Notes

    March 21st, 2019  |  50 mins 1 sec
    bsd, dragonflybsd, freebsd, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, netbsd, openbsd, trident, trueos, tutorial

    FreeBSD on Cavium ThunderX, looking at NetBSD as an OpenBSD user, taking time-stamped notes in vim, OpenBSD 6.5 has been tagged, FreeBSD and NetBSD in GSoC 2019, SecBSD: an UNIX-like OS for Hackers, and more.

  • 289: Microkernel Failure

    March 14th, 2019  |  1 hr 1 min
    bsd, dragonflybsd, freebsd, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, netbsd, openbsd, trident, trueos, tutorial

    A kernel of failure, IPv6 fragmentation vulnerability in OpenBSD’s pf, a guide to the terminal, using a Yubikey for SSH public key authentication, FreeBSD desktop series, and more.

  • 288: Turing Complete Sed

    March 7th, 2019  |  59 mins 10 secs
    bsd, dragonflybsd, freebsd, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, netbsd, openbsd, trident, trueos, tutorial

    Software will never fix Spectre-type bugs, a proof that sed is Turing complete, managed jails using Bastille, new version of netdata, using grep with /dev/null, using GMail with mutt, and more.

  • 287: rc.d in NetBSD

    February 28th, 2019  |  1 hr 20 secs
    bsd, dragonflybsd, freebsd, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, netbsd, openbsd, trident, trueos, tutorial

    Design and Implementation of NetBSD’s rc.d system, first impressions of Project Trident 18.12, PXE booting a FreeBSD disk image, middle mouse button pasting, NetBSD gains hardware accelerated virtualization, and more.

  • 286: Old Machine Revival

    February 21st, 2019  |  1 hr 18 mins
    bsd, dragonflybsd, freebsd, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, netbsd, openbsd, trident, trueos, tutorial

    Adding glue to a desktop environment, flashing the BIOS on a PC Engine, revive a Cisco IDS into a capable OpenBSD computer, An OpenBSD WindowMaker desktop, RealTime data compression, the love for pipes, and more.

  • 285: BSD Strategy

    February 14th, 2019  |  1 hr 9 mins
    bsd, dragonflybsd, freebsd, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, netbsd, openbsd, trident, trueos, tutorial

    Strategic thinking to keep FreeBSD relevant, reflecting on the soul of a new machine, 10GbE Benchmarks On Nine Linux Distros and FreeBSD, NetBSD integrating LLVM sanitizers in base, FreeNAS 11.2 distrowatch review, and more.

  • 284: FOSDEM 2019

    February 7th, 2019  |  59 mins 26 secs
    bsd, dragonflybsd, freebsd, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, netbsd, openbsd, trident, trueos, tutorial

    We recap FOSDEM 2019, FreeBSD Foundation January update, OPNsense 19.1 released, the hardware-assisted virtualization challenge, ZFS and GPL terror, ClonOS 19.01-RELEASE, and more.

  • 283: Graphical Interface-View

    January 31st, 2019  |  46 mins 44 secs
    bsd, dragonflybsd, freebsd, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, netbsd, openbsd, trident, trueos, tutorial

    We’re at FOSDEM 2019 this week having fun. We’d never leave you in a lurch, so we have recorded an interview with Niclas Zeising of the FreeBSD graphics team for you. Enjoy.

  • 282: Open the Rsync

    January 24th, 2019  |  1 hr 1 min
    bsd, dragonflybsd, freebsd, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, kde, netbsd, openbsd, openrsync, opnsense, spotifyd, trident, trueos, tutorial

    Project Trident 18.12 released, Spotifyd on NetBSD, OPNsense 18.7.10 is available, Ultra EPYC AMD Powered Sun Ultra 24 Workstation, OpenRsync, LLD porting to NetBSD, and more.

  • 281: EPYC Server Battle

    January 17th, 2019  |  1 hr 23 mins
    at&t unix, bsd, dragonflybsd, freebsd, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, ipv4, national inventors hall of fame, netbsd, openbsd, pid rollover, qemu, scp, trident, trueos, tutorial, vulnerabilities, y2038 bug

    SCP client vulnerabilities, BSDs vs Linux benchmarks on a Tyan EPYC Server, fame for the Unix inventors, Die IPv4, GhostBSD 18.12 released, Unix in pictures, and more.

  • Episode 280: FOSS Clothing | BSD Now 280

    January 10th, 2019  |  52 mins 23 secs
    bsd, ccc, danger, dragonflybsd, eula, freebsd, github, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, llvm, microsoft, netbsd, nsa, openbsd, sidekick, ssh, trident, trueos, tutorial, xscreensaver

    A EULA in FOSS clothing, NetBSD with more LLVM support, Thoughts on FreeBSD 12.0, FreeBSD Performance against Windows and Linux on Xeon, Microsoft shipping NetBSD, and more.