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Author Archives: Gerard
From time to time I hear people complain at how hard it is to build an image from the FreeBSD sources. This week, I’ll explain how I built a bootable i386 image on a USB flash device and also make … Continue reading
It is quite simple to manage multiple FreeBSD systems on your network, and to keep them maintained to the same revision level. The buildworld process can be quite long, but luckily, you only need to do it once, no matter … Continue reading
In light of the longer-than-expected window between 6.2-RELEASE and 6.2-RELEASE, the End-of-Life date for FreeBSD 6.2 has been adjusted from January 31st, 2008 to May 31st, 2008. As a result, FreeBSD 5.5, FreeBSD 6.1, and FreeBSD 6.2 will all cease … Continue reading
Google has made two interesting updates to the Docs Suite. Google Docs is now available on mobile phones Google Spreadsheets supports now conditional formatting I’ve been missing this last feature and it’s an important one to make Spreadsheets even more … Continue reading
If you run a nix server for a little while, you’ll notice that bots will try to gain illegitimate access to your server through ssh. While this unsettles a lot of people, there’s really nothing to worry about as long … Continue reading
I’ve configured and maintained over 100 UNIX-based servers over the years starting with Slackware Linux 2.0 back in 1995. Over all course of all the deployments I’ve become very biased about my operating systems. Linux clearly has a solid lead … Continue reading
It looks like people want it , so I think it is a really good idea. I must admit I’ve not a lot of time to work on it, so I’ll probably end up using the same configuration of FreeSBIE-2.0.1 … Continue reading