BSD News 29/09/2014

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Releases: FreeBSD
Other news: Unix, OpenBSD, BASH, PC-BSD, DragonFly BSD, BSDnow, FreeBSD, m0n0wall, pfSense, EuroBSDCon


FreeBSD 10.1-BETA3 Now Available

The third BETA build of the 10.1-RELEASE release cycle is now available on the FTP servers for the amd64, armv6, i386, ia64, powerpc, powerpc64 and sparc64 architectures.

This is expected to be the final BETA release of the 10.1-RELEASE cycle.

The image checksums follow are included in the original announcement email.

Installer images and memory stick images are available here.

Other news

OpenBSD: Faster snapshots packages synch 

Marc Espie ([email protected]) wrote to [email protected]:
I've just committed changes to pkg_create that will help mirrors synch by using much less bandwidth.
Read more... 

Beastly Infrastructure | BSD Now 56 

This week we're on the other side of the Atlantic, attending EuroBSDCon. For now, we've got an awesome interview with Peter Wemm about the FreeBSD web cluster and infrastructure. It's an inside look that you probably won't hear about anywhere else! We'll also get to a couple of your emails today, and be back next week with all the usual goodies, on BSD Now - the place to B.. SD. 

Code stuff
In Other BSDs for 2014/09/27 

BASH shell bug 

Bash vulnerability; check your dports 
pfSense and the CVE-2014-6271 (“shellshock”) bash exploit. 
m0n0wall not affected by Bash vulnerability
Bash Vulnerability in FreeBSD

Interesting Articles
EuroBSDCon 2014 Papers Online
Unix: stat -- more than ls
The Open Source Software Engagement Award 

Jan Hovancik

software developer - guitar player - poetry lover