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OpenBSD 5.6 Pre-Orders Available
Contributed by tbert on Wed Oct 1 07:03:46 2014 (GMT)
from the i-love-the-smell-of-privsep-in-the-morning dept.

OpenBSD 5.6 CD sets are available for pre-order

Be the first kid on your block to serve up man pages in a brand-spanking-new httpd(8)!

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EuroBSDCon 2014 Papers Online
Contributed by tbert on Wed Oct 1 06:37:07 2014 (GMT)
from the show-your-work dept.

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EuroBSDCon 2014 Opens
Contributed by tbert on Thu Sep 25 07:24:18 2014 (GMT)
from the lek-me-show-you-somethng dept.

EuroBSDCon 2014 opened today in Sofia. The schedule includes two days of tutorials, two days of presentations, and plenty of time to exchange ideas and insults.

A live stream of the conference is available.

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OpenBSD 5.6 theme song available
Contributed by Andrew Fresh on Thu Sep 25 07:27:58 2014 (GMT)
from the dah-dah-dah-daaah-dah! dept.

The OpenBSD 5.6 theme song is out and unsurprisingly the it is the story of how bad things have to get before forking a project is the correct answer. These are some of the motivations behind LibreSSL and how seeing nginx headed down the same path turned into the new httpd.

(MP3 7.3MB) (OGG 5.3MB)

OpenBSD 5.6 CD2 track 2 is an uncompressed copy of this song.
[Order OpenBSD items]

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Faster snapshots packages synch
Contributed by jj on Mon Sep 22 08:09:39 2014 (GMT)
from the difference engine dept.

Marc Espie (espie@) wrote to tech@:

I've just committed changes to pkg_create that will help mirrors synch by using much less bandwidth.

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BSDNow Episode 055: The Promised WLAN
Contributed by tbert on Fri Sep 19 06:44:38 2014 (GMT)
from the WLAN of milk and honey dept.

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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Heads Up: Sendmail Removed from Base
Contributed by tbert on Tue Sep 16 08:56:55 2014 (GMT)
from the day of the living tedu dept.

In the first of several commits, Matthieu Herrb (matthieu@) has removed sendmail from the release:

Module name:	src
Changes by:	2014/09/15 16:25:57

Modified files:
	gnu/usr.sbin   : Makefile 

Log message:
Unlink sendmail from the build. ok krw@ ajacoutot@

Users of OpenSMTPd can rejoice in having no work to do; others will have to install sendmail from packages.

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GSoC 2014: Systemd replacement utilities (systembsd)
Contributed by jj on Fri Sep 12 07:06:45 2014 (GMT)
from the all your system is belong to us dept.

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.

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BSDNow Episode 054: Luminary Environment
Contributed by tbert on Fri Sep 12 10:58:07 2014 (GMT)
from the better than incendiary dept.

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.

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