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Two Year Anniversary


We're quickly approaching our two-year anniversary, which will be on episode 105. To celebrate, we've created a unique t-shirt design, available for purchase until the end of August. Shirts will be shipped out around September 1st. Most of the proceeds will support the show, and specifically allow us to buy...

New discussion segment


We're thinking about adding a new segment to the show where we discuss a topic that the listeners suggest. It's meant to be informative like a tutorial, but more of a "free discussion" format. If you have any subjects you want us to explore, or even just a good name...

How did you get into BSD?


We've got a fun idea for the holidays this year: just like we ask during the interviews, we want to hear how all the viewers and listeners first got into BSD. Email us your story, either written or a video version, and we'll read and play some of them for...

Episode 283: Graphical Interface-view


Direct Download: MP3 AudioVideo Interview - Niclas Zeising - / @niclaszeising Interview topic: FreeBSD Graphics Stack + BR: Welcome Niclas. Since this is your first time on BSDNow, can you tell us a bit about yourself and how you started with Unix/BSD? + AJ: What made you start working in the FreeBSD graphics stack? +...

Episode 282: Open the Rsync


Direct Download: MP3 Audio Video Headlines AsiaBSDCon 2019 Call for Papers You have until Jan 30th to submit Full paper requirement is relaxed a bit this year (this year ONLY!) due to the short submission window. You don’t need all 10-12 pages, but it is still preferred. Send a message to with your proposal. Could...

Episode 281: EPYC Server battle


Direct Download:MP3 AudioVideo Headlines scp client multiple vulnerabilities Overview SCP clients from multiple vendors are susceptible to a malicious scp server performing unauthorized changes to target directory and/or client output manipulation. Description Many scp clients fail to verify if the objects returned by the scp server match those it asked for. This issue dates back to 1983 and...

Episode 280: FOSS clothing


Direct Download:MP3 AudioVideo Headlines A EULA in FOSS clothing? There was a tremendous amount of reaction to and discussion about my blog entry on the midlife crisis in open source. As part of this discussion on HN, Jay Kreps of Confluent took the time to write a detailed response — which...