An allegation that the FBI, which has long pressed for back doors into encryption products, surreptitiously placed one into OpenBSD alarms security experts.
Tim O'Reilly thinks we're focusing on the wrong debate in open source. He may be right. Still, the Web that he praises is stuck in the same software rut as the old world he criticizes.
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Troubleshooting Norton Utilities 8.0: Installation will fail without BSD subsystem
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MacFixIt Answers is a feature in which we answer questions e-mailed to us by our readers. This week, we have questions about Bluetooth suddenly not being available on a Mac when it was previously, whether or not it is possible to change the BSD device node ID for a drive, and tackling Safari Extensions not working.
With UNIX having many tasks running simultaneously, through the years developers have incorporated several command-line tools that allow for live process management. These include "top", "kill", "ps", "df", and "vm_stats", and are available in the BSD