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Step one is to download a modified unetbootin utility particularly for FreeBSD. Other steps here
If you’ve used FreeBSD in the past you’re likely familiar with the mascot, Beastie. In the past Beastie was part of the boot menu, but recently he was replaced with a simple FREEBSD text image. To put Beastie back in … Continue reading
There is a port under ports-mgmt called fastest_sites. This the MASTER_SITE definitions depending on the round-trip time for the tcp connections. The results are sorted by fastest response time and in a format suitable for Makefile. # cd /usr/ports/ports-mgmt/fastest_sites # make … Continue reading
Some time ago, I’ve given my laptop yet another FreeBSD reinstall – mostly beause I wanted to encrypt its contents (hey, you never know!). It turns out the best way to do this is to use GEOM_ELI. Of course, I … Continue reading
To test the speed differences between SFTP and FTP I decided to setup an anonymous FTP server on my trusted old 266 Mhz Celeron running FreeBSD 7.0. Here’s how to do it. Step-by-step.
There are already many useful guides around showing how to set up and tune a FAMP server. Unlike some this guide gives also a bit more background details and explanation. Setting up a LAMP server is a common task for … Continue reading
Here’s a quick howto on how to setup Time Machine on Mac OS X so that it backups to a networked machine running FreeBSD.
This tutorial will explain you how you can enable Home, End and Delete keys in ssh terminal of FreeBSD. The default environment for FreeBSD is CSH. You will need to open .cshrc file located in your home directory.