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Posted almost 11 years ago
Gabor Pali wrote in to announce and invite OpenBSDers to the upcoming BSD-Day in Vienna, Austria. Gabor writes, Dear All, I am glad to inform you that we are again organizing a "DanuBSDCon" (aka. BSD-Day). It is going to be held at the UAS ... [More] Technikum Wien in Vienna, Austria on Saturday May 5, 2012 as part of the Austrian Linuxweeks (Linuxwochen). We would like to invite everybody — anybody who is just looking for an excuse to make a short trip to Central Europe, spend a nice weekend in Vienna, join us for a beer, talk about her favourite topic, or meet fellow developers from the region (and from other BSD flavours), or accidentally will not be able to make it to Canada :-) So, please contact me if you are interested! [Less]
Posted almost 11 years ago
In a blog post titled IPv6 NIDS evasion and improvements in IPv6 fragmentation/reassembly, security consultants SI6 Networks report on some experiments they conducted recently in order to test IPv6 fragment handling in various general-purpose ... [More] operating systems. While the authors did not say so in so many words, the conclusion is that OpenBSD is ahead of the pack in both RFC compliance as well as sane and secure handling of IPv6 fragments. Read the full article over at the SI6 site: IPv6 NIDS evasion and improvements in IPv6 fragmentation/reassembly [Less]
Posted almost 11 years ago
Michael W. Lucas writes in with news about his book, SSH Mastery: The OpenBSD Project is selling SSH Mastery print version as a fund-raiser. If you've been waiting for a print copy, this is your chance. If you don't need it, you know someone who ... [More] is still using passwords with SSH. Buy a copy. Slap them soundly with it. The book is now available from the OpenBSD site. Please visit http://www.openbsd.org/books.html for details [Less]
Posted about 11 years ago
The first paragraph of this book's afterword reads: “ "You now know more about SSH, OpenSSH and Putty than the vast majority of IT professionals! Congratulations". ” That claim will be true for any reader of SSH Mastery who has read ... [More] the book up to that point and has incorporated at least some of the elements of the configurations it describes into their own environments. Read more... [Less]
Posted about 11 years ago
In episode 208 of his bsdtalk podcast, Will Backman talks about how he uses OpenBSD virtual machines to aid in his teaching of a Unix course at the University of Maine, along with details of why he chose it and how it helps round-out his pupils' ... [More] understanding of different Unixes. The podcast files (15min, 7MB) are available here: Ogg: http://cisx1.uma.maine.edu/~wbackman/bsdtalk/bsdtalk208.ogg , MP3: http://cisx1.uma.maine.edu/~wbackman/bsdtalk/bsdtalk208.mp3 [Less]
Posted about 11 years ago
Daniel M wrote in about the wiconfig script that he wrote to handle moving a laptop between networks: So, I got tired of doing my little time saving workarounds every time I connected to a wireless network and decided to look for a solution. ... [More] Several people have posted little wireless scripts here, to misc@ and minor modifications to help simplify and automate the configuration of wireless, but the scripts never seemed to go far enough. Read more... [Less]
Posted about 11 years ago
As several submitters wrote in to remind us, Following the regular 6-monthly schedule, OpenBSD 5.0 was released on 1 November and is available on CDs and online.
Posted over 11 years ago
For a few days in September (16th through 23rd), the Slovenian capital Ljubljana was also the World Capital of OpenBSD hacking, hosting the s2k11: General hackathon, with 25 developers participating. We asked each of the the developers ... [More] to send us a short summary of what happened at s2k11 as soon as they'd caught up on sleep, and several of them obliged quickly. We published a small selection in Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, here we present the third and final installment, with insights into the development process and previews of features that may soon appear in -current and snapshots before they make it into an upcoming release. Read more... [Less]
Posted over 11 years ago
The main Slovenian daily newspaper Delo has published their interview with Theo which they did during s2k11. For those Undeadly readers that do not understand Slovenian, we've approached Delo to ask them for permission to translate and publish their ... [More] article. Even though the interview was targeted at general public, it offers a valuable insight on some less technical aspects of OpenBSD. Read more... [Less]
Posted over 11 years ago
For a few days in September (16th through 23rd), the Slovenian capital Ljubljana was also the World Capital of OpenBSD hacking, hosting the s2k11: General hackathon, with 25 developers participating. We asked each of the the developers ... [More] to send us a short summary of what happened at s2k11 as soon as they'd caught up on sleep, and several of them obliged quickly. We published a small selection in Part 1 of this series, here we present the second installment, with insights into the development process and previews of features that may soon appear in -current and snapshots before they make it into an upcoming release. Read more... [Less]