BSD Now

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • 297: Dragonfly In The Wild

    May 8th, 2019  |  40 mins 16 secs
    bsd, dragonflybsd, forwarding, freebsd, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, iocell, netbsd, openbsd, solaris, ssh, trident, trueos, tutorial, zol

    FreeBSD ZFS vs. ZoL performance, Dragonfly 5.4.2 has been release, containing web services with iocell, Solaris 11.4 SRU8, Problem with SSH Agent forwarding, OpenBSD 6.4 to 6.5 upgrade guide, and more.

  • 296: It’s Alive: OpenBSD 6.5

    May 3rd, 2019  |  1 hr 1 min
    bsd, dns, dragonflybsd, ed, freebsd, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, libressl, michael lucas, netbsd, openbsd, pkgsrc, trident, trueos, tutorial, zfs

    OpenBSD 6.5 has been released, mount ZFS datasets anywhere, help test upcoming NetBSD 9 branch, LibreSSL 2.9.1 is available, Bail Bond Denied Edition of FreeBSD Mastery: Jails, and one reason ed(1) was a good editor back in the days in this week’s episode.

  • 295: Fun with funlinkat()

    April 25th, 2019  |  1 hr 1 min
    bsd, dragonflybsd, freebsd, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, netbsd, openbsd, trident, trueos, tutorial

    Introducing funlinkat(), an OpenBSD Router with AT&T U-Verse, using NetBSD on a raspberry pi, ZFS encryption is still under development, Rump kernel servers and clients tutorial, Snort on OpenBSD 6.4, and more.

  • 294: The SSH Tarpit

    April 18th, 2019  |  57 mins 3 secs
    ansible, bsd, dragonflybsd, freebsd, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, netbsd, nmake, openbsd, plan9, rdist, solobsd, ssh, trident, trueos, tutorial, wireguard

    A PI-powered Plan 9 cluster, an SSH tarpit, rdist for when Ansible is too much, falling in love with OpenBSD again, how I created my first FreeBSD port, the Tilde Institute of OpenBSD education and more.

  • 293: Booking Jails

    April 11th, 2019  |  1 hr 16 mins
    books, bsd, bsdcan, dragonflybsd, ezjail, freebsd, gelato, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, iocage, jails, netbsd, openbsd, sponsoring, sudo, trident, trueos, tutorial, user group, writing

    This week we have a special episode with a Michael W. Lucas interview about his latest jail book that’s been released. We’re talking all things jails, writing, book sponsoring, the upcoming BSDCan 2019 conference, and more.

  • 292: AsiaBSDcon 2019 Recap

    April 4th, 2019  |  1 hr 30 mins
    bsd, dragonflybsd, freebsd, guide, hardenedbsd, howto, interview, netbsd, openbsd, trident, trueos, tutorial

    FreeBSD Q4 2018 status report, the GhostBSD alternative, the coolest 90s laptop, OpenSSH 8.0 with quantum computing resistant keys exchange, project trident: 18.12-U8 is here, and more.

  • 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.