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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.

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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.

    431: FreeBSD EC2 Agents

    431: FreeBSD EC2 Agents

    Why use OpenBSD part 2, FreeBSD on the RISC-V Architecture, OpenBSD Webzine Issue 4, Ending up liking GNOME, OPNsense 21.7.5 released, Jenkins with FreeBSD Agents in EC2, and more


    NOTES
    This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap and the BSDNow Patreon


    Headlines

    What every IT person needs to know about OpenBSD Part 2: Why use OpenBSD?



    Looking Towards the Future: FreeBSD on the RISC-V Architecture





    News Roundup

    OpenBSD Webzine Issue 4



    How I ended up liking GNOME



    OPNsense 21.7.5 released



    Jenkins with FreeBSD Agents in ec2



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    Feedback/Questions


    Andreas - ZFS and Trim
    Hamza - swift on the BSDs
    Kendall - how many mirror





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    • 43 min
    430: OpenBSD Onwards

    430: OpenBSD Onwards

    Manipulate a ZFS pool from Rescue System, FreeBSD 3rd Quarter Report, Monitoring FreeBSD jails form the host, OpenBSD on RPI4 with Full Disk Encryption, Onwards with OpenBSD, and more


    NOTES
    This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap and the BSDNow Patreon


    Headlines

    Going From Recovery Mode to Normal Operations with OpenZFS Manipulating a Pool from the Rescue System



    Monitoring FreeBSD jails from the host



    News Roundup

    FreeBSD Quarterly Status Report 3rd Quarter 2021



    OpenBSD on Raspberry Pi 4 with Full-Disk Encryption



    Catchup 2021-11-03



    Beastie Bits

    • [Manage Kubernetes cluster from FreeBSD with kubectl](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUxJIXKtK7c)
    • [amdgpu support in DragonFly](https://www.dragonflydigest.com/2021/11/08/26343.html)
    • [Today is the 50th Anniversary of the 1st Edition of Unix...](https://twitter.com/bsdimp/status/1456019089466421248?s=20)




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    Feedback/Questions


    Efraim - response to IPFS and an overlay filesystem
    Paul - FS Send question
    sev - Freebsd & IPA
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    • 45 min
    429: Advanced ZFS Snapshots

    429: Advanced ZFS Snapshots

    FreeBSD Foundation October Fundraising Update, Advanced ZFS Snapshots, Full WireGuard setup with OpenBSD, MidnightBSD a Linux Alternative, FreeBSD Audio, Tuning Power Consumption on FreeBSD Laptops, Thoughts on Spelling Fixes, and more.


    NOTES
    This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap and the BSDNow Patreon


    Headlines

    FreeBSD Foundation October 2021 Fundraising Update



    Advanced ZFS Snapshots



    News Roundup

    Full WireGuard setup with OpenBSD



    MidnightBSD a Linux Alternative



    FreeBSD Audio



    Tuning Power Consumption on FreeBSD Laptops and Intel Speed Shift (6th Gen and Later)



    Some Thoughts on Spelling Fixes



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    Feedback/Questions


    Bens feedback to Benedict's feedback to Bens question about zpoolboy
    hcddbz - Old Technical Books
    jason - a jails question
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    • 39 min
    428: Cult of BSD

    428: Cult of BSD

    OpenBSD Part 1: How it all started, Explaining top(1) on FreeBSD, Measuring power efficiency of a CPU frequency scheduler on OpenBSD, CultBSD, a whole lot of BSD bits, and more.


    NOTES
    This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap and the BSDNow Patreon


    Headlines

    What every IT person needs to know about OpenBSD Part 1: How it all started



    Explaining top(1) on FreeBSD



    News Roundup

    Measuring power efficiency of a CPU frequency scheduler on OpenBSD



    CultBSD



    Beastie Bits

    • [OpenBSD on the HiFive Unmatched](https://kernelpanic.life/hardware/hifive-unmatched.html)
    • [Advanced Documentation Retrieval on FreeBSD](https://adventurist.me/posts/00306)
    • [OpenBSD Webzine Issue 3 is out](https://webzine.puffy.cafe/issue-3.html)
    • [How to connect and use Bluetooth headphones on FreeBSD](https://forums.freebsd.org/threads/bluetooth-audio-how-to-connect-and-use-bluetooth-headphones-on-freebsd.82671/)
    • [How To: Execute Firefox in a jail using iocage and ssh/jailme](https://forums.freebsd.org/threads/how-to-execute-firefox-in-a-jail-using-iocage-and-ssh-jailme.53362/)
    • [Understanding AWK](https://earthly.dev/blog/awk-examples/)
    • [“Domesticate Your Badgers” Kickstarter Opens](https://mwl.io/archives/13297)
    • [Bootstrap an OPNsense development environment in Vagrant](https://github.com/punktDe/vagrant-opnsense)
    • [VLANs Bridges and LAG Interface best practice questions](https://www.truenas.com/community/threads/vlans-bridges-and-lag-interface-best-practice-questions.93275/)
    • [A Console Desktop](https://pspodcasting.net/dan/blog/2018/console_desktop.html)
    • [CharmBUG Casual BSD Meetup and Games (Online)](https://www.meetup.com/CharmBUG/events/281822524)




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    Feedback/Questions


    Dan - ZFS question
    Lars - Thanks for the interview
    jesse - migrating data from old laptop
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    • 54 min
    427: Logging is important

    427: Logging is important

    Build Your FreeBSD Developer Workstation, logging is important, how BSD authentication works, pfSense turns 15 years old, OPNsense Business Edition 21.10 released, getting started with pot, and more


    NOTES
    This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap
    If you like BSDNow, consider supporting us on Patreon


    Headlines

    Building Your FreeBSD Developer Workstation Setup



    What I learned from Russian students: logging is important



    News Roundup

    How BSD Authentication works



    pfSense Software is 15 Today!



    OPNsense® Business Edition 21.10 released



    Getting started with pot



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    ## Feedback/Questions
    Benjamin - Question for Benedict
    Nelson - Episode 419 correction
    Peter - state machines



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    • 43 min
    426: OpenBSD 7.0 Hero

    426: OpenBSD 7.0 Hero

    A Good Time to Use OpenZFS Slog, OpenBSD 7.0 is out, OpenBSD and Wayland, UVM faults yield significant performance boost, and more.


    NOTES
    This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap


    Headlines

    If you like BSDNow, consider supporting us on Patreon


    What Makes a Good Time to Use OpenZFS Slog and When Should You Avoid It



    OpenBSD 7.0 is out



    News Roundup

    OpenBSD and Wayland



    Unlocking UVM faults yields significant performance boost



    Beastie Bits

    PLAN 9 DESKTOP GUIDE
    libvirt and DragonFly
    EuroBSDCon 2021 videos are available
    Issue#1 of OpenBSD Webzine
    The Beastie has landed.
    It’s 1998 and you are Sun Microsystems...



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    RSA/SHA1 signature type disabled by default in OpenSSH
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    Feedback/Questions


    Dan - IPFS
    Jack - IPFS
    Johnny - AdvanceBSD



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    • 59 min

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