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Announcing NetBSD 9.1

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The NetBSD Project is pleased to announce NetBSD 9.1, the first update of the NetBSD 9 release branch. It represents a selected subset of fixes deemed important for security or stability reasons, as well as new features and enhancements.

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Also: NetBSD 9.1 Released With Parallelized Disk Encryption, Better ZFS, X11 Improvements

NetBSD 9.1 released

  • NetBSD 9.1 released

    After a small delay*, the NetBSD Project is pleased to announce NetBSD 9.1, the first feature and stability maintenance release of the netbsd-9 stable branch.

    The new release features (among various other changes) many bug fixes, a few performance enhancements, stability improvements for ZFS and LFS and support for USB security keys in a mode easily usable in Firefox and other applications.

NetBSD 9.1 Released: Highly Portable, Free And Open Source BSD

  • NetBSD 9.1 Released: Highly Portable, Free And Open Source BSD Distro

    After the major release of OpenBSD 6.8, here comes NetBSD 9.1, another popular and one of the oldest free and open source operating system from BSD family.

    NetBSD 9.1 is the first point update for the NetBSD-9 release branch, bringing new features, bug fixes, enhancements, and stability improvements for ZFS and LFS.

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    Furthermore, v9.1 has added support for the Xen 4.13 hypervisor and updated NVMM hypervisor to bring improved emulation, performance, and stability.

    For security purposes, version 9.1 has brought Parallelized disk encryption support with CGD cryptographic disk driver. You can even now use USB security keys in raw mode for several applications like Firefox.

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  • NetBSD 9.1 released

    NetBSD is an open-source Unix-like operating system. The new release offers a selected subset of fixes deemed important for security or stability reasons, as well as new features and enhancements.

    New features include parallelized disk encryption with cgd(4), added support for Xen 4.13, various reliability fixes and improvements for ZFS, and more.

    The full list of new features and enhancements is available here.

NetBSD Switched Its Default Window Manager From TWM to CTWM

  • NetBSD Switched Its Default Window Manager From TWM to CTWM

    NetBSD is one of the oldest BSD (Berkeley Software Distribution)-based Unix-like free and open-source operating systems. For more than two decades, it is still actively developed for several platforms such as servers, desktops, and embedded systems.

    From the beginning, NetBSD featured the X11 windowing system with the “classic” default window manager of TWM (Tab Window Manager). But now, the team has switched its default window manager from TWM to CTWM (Claude’s Tab Window Manager) in NetBSD-current.

    If you don’t know, NetBSD-current is a nightly distribution of the latest NetBSD development branch, which includes the latest features along with experimental changes and bugs.

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