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Archives: March 2017

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BeagleBone Online and Busy

387 words by gman999 written on 2017–03–30, last edit: 2017–09–03, tags: arm, bbb, openbsd, relay, tor

The BeagleBone Black Tor relay is fully operational and according to both one of the Tor Status sites and Tor Atlas is already pushing about 1 MBps.

It’s not up on the Buildbot yet but should be once some technical glitches are resolved on our end. … read more

Tor Relay on a BeagleBone Black Running OpenBSD -current

436 words by gman999 written on 2017–03–28, last edit: 2017–09–03, tags: arm, bbb, openbsd, relay, tor

For anyone who hasn’t gotten the news x86 hardware no longer reigns supreme in server land. For years other architectures namely ARM are increasingly moving beyond esoteric or hidden purposes. ARM isn’t just for your cell phone anymore.

On that note TDP is set up a Tor relay on a a href “” BeagleBone Black running OpenBSD. The OpenBSD a href “” armv7 platform covers some of the more popular armv7 hardware including the Wandboard Cubieboard not to mention other BeagleBones and the BeagleBoard. … read more

Calling All BSD Firms

307 words by gman999 written on 2017–03–24, last edit: 2017–09–03, tags: advocacy, bsd, relays

A lot of major firms use BSDs. You just aren’t probably aware of them.

From WhatsApp to Juniper and Netflix and blue-chip storage vendors like NetApp and Isilon the BSDs are quietly omnipresent.

Some use the BSDs in their infrastructure others use BSD code in their products. The liberal BSD license places negligible restrictions on the code usage but doesn’t compel firms to publicize it. … read more

March in Amsterdam

62 words by gman999 written on 2017–03–17, last edit: 2017–09–03, tags: meetconf, tor

For a variety of reasons only one of us will be attending the upcoming a href “ 17Amsterdam” Tor Summit in Amsterdam. If you are attending please make sure you speak to Vinicius.

Huge thanks to a href “” for the last minute support for him. Enormously appreciated. … read more

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