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  1. OpenBSD 5.8's third song announcedRead the original story

    Tuesday | OpenBSD Journal

    Contributed by pitrh on Tue Sep 1 19:27:21 2015 from the 4,000 holes in OpenSSL dept. The song is available in mp3 and ogg formats, with lyrics mainly about the LibreSSL story , but as the song notes point out, The pattern of LibreSSL development is a pattern that has repeated itself many times in OpenBSD -- a decision is made by a few people to do something, followed by action, and letting the world share it if they like it .

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  2. FreeBSD Journal Reviews TPOSANARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Everything Sysadmin

    Greg Lehey wrote an excellent review of The Practice of System and Network Administration in the new issue of The FreeBSD journal . Even though the book isn't FreeBSD-specific, I'm glad FJ was drawn to reviewing the book.

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  3. Call for Testing: Using tame() in userlandRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | OpenBSD Journal

    Contributed by tbert on Fri Aug 28 07:14:36 2015 from the a-tamed-wolf-is-still-a-dog dept. Theo de Raadt has just released a call for testing of an initial conversions of programs in OpenBSD base to use the tame API: This is a set of almost 100 diffs to programs in the tree to use tame.

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  4. OpenBSD 5.8 Preorders Enabled, Release Song PublishedRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | OpenBSD Journal

    Contributed by pitrh on Wed Aug 19 17:35:51 2015 from the We will make you so much better dept. The release date is October 18th, to mark the 20th anniversary of creation the OpenBSD CVS tree, as Theo de Raadt noted in the announcement : Date: 2015-08-19 15:18:13 We have just activated pre-orders for openbsd 5.8. The release date is oct 18, which seems a long time from now.

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  5. c2k15: renato@ on ldpd(8), eigrpd(8) progressRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | OpenBSD Journal

    This was my first OpenBSD Hackathon and it was a very pleasant and productive experience for me. I went to Calgary with two specific goals in mind.

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  6. c2k15: florian@ on building the hackathon network, httpd and pflowRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 5 | OpenBSD Journal

    My hackathon started over a week earlier with Peter Hessler arriving at my place in Amsterdam. We were on the same flight to Calgary via Toronto the next morning.

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  7. c2k15: pirofti@ on Octeon architecture progressRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2015 | OpenBSD Journal

    I arrived in Calgary with two projects in mind: writing an ACPI WMI driver and adding Flash driver support for the Octeon D-Link DSR-500 machine. This was obviously naive of me as I have not even started working on the former and barely managed to finish the later.

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  8. Suhosin: How to harden your PHP web applicationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Network World

    PHP is a hugely popular programming language but poor coding can make your server as secure as a wet paper bag ... Suhosin is the solution The number of Internet servers that run the PHP language is incredible: According to Netcraft , as of January, 2012, something around 244,000,000 web sites were running PHP and according to a May, 2015, survey by W3Techs "PHP is used by 81.9% of all websites whose server-side programming language we know." Bottom line: PHP rules.

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  9. OpenBSD 5.7 CD 2 Incorrectly PressedRead the original story

    May 15, 2015 | OpenBSD Journal

    Contributed by jj on Fri May 15 15:37:00 2015 from the the-dj-scratched-my-disk dept. OpenBSD project leader Theo de Raadt outlined some issues with the CD plant, which led to an incorrectly-finished CD 2, some of which were, unfortunately, shipped prior to the issue being found.

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  10. FreeBSD Unix Find Out Which Programs Are Listing On a Given Port NumberRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2015 | NixCraft

    ... are learning about it. # cd /usr/ports/sysutils/lsof/ && make install clean Some people who have migrated from Linux to BSD like lsof command. It isn't standard like netstat and sockstat. You will have to install it. At this time there is no ...

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  11. s2k15 Hackathon Report: krw@ on improvements in dhclient(8), fdisk(8) and moreRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2015 | OpenBSD Journal

    Contributed by pitrh on Sat Feb 21 22:22:26 2015 from the do dropbears dream of IP addresses dept. I arrived in Brisbane with Theo in tow and was quickly whisked away by dlg@ to the lovely surroundings of St. Leo's college.

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  12. FreeBSD-Current Random Number Generator BrokenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Slashdot

    First time accepted submitter bobo the hobo writes The FreeBSD random number has been discovered to be generating possibly predictable SSH keys and SSL certificates for months . Time to regenerate your keys and certs if using FreeBSD-Current.

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  13. s2k15 Hackathon Report: mpi@ on network stack SMPRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | OpenBSD Journal

    I arrived a bit earlier to be able to finally meet and discuss with David , our host, in order to define a strategy to continue moving some bits and pieces of the network stack out of the big lock. And that's what we did.

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  14. s2k15: Authenticated TLS 'constraints' in ntpdRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | OpenBSD Journal

    Contributed by tbert on Tue Feb 10 10:34:10 2015 from the stuck-with-the-MitM-with-you dept. Theo, Henning, and me developed an idea to utilize TLS in some way for authenticated time in ntpd .

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  15. OpenBSD's Kernel Gets W^X Treatment On Amd64Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Slashdot

    New submitter brynet tips this news from Theo de Raadt: Over the last two months Mike Larkin modified the amd64 kernel to follow the W^X principles . It started as a humble exercise to fix the .rodata segment, and kind of went crazy.

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