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Modern FreeBSD Install
All these years sysinstall(8) was helping us to install FreeBSD with most needed options.
X11 without dbus/hald and with three kings
FreeBSD Handbook suggests (check section 5.4.2 Configuring X11), that running sysutils/hal (hald) and devel/dbus daemons is mandatory to have working x11/xorg … nothing further from the truth.
Converting a FreeBSD Port Using PBI Builder
This is an excerpt from the “Becoming a Developer” chapter of the recently released book, The Definitive Guide to PC-BSD.
BSD File Sharing – Part 2. SAMBA
Last time I wrote about NFS on different BSD’s. This time I am going to dedicate this article of the series to SAMBA.
Running VirtualBox OSE with VNC under FreeBSD 8.0
VirtualBox is a type 2 hypervisor that sits directly on top of the host-server OS and is suitable for server, desktop and embedded applications. It will run most OS’s as guest with few exceptions, and like Vmware * there are many pre-built VM’s available.
FreeBSD Firewall with Transparent Proxy Server, DHCP Server and Name Server
If you need Internet-sharing to be available to share allow your network to access the web using only one public IP Address, you need to setup a gateway.
The Squid and the Blowfish
We have grown so much accustomed to Internet access on our work computers, that we can hardly imagine what people ever did all day long on their workplace before!
Hosting Environment Network and Firewall Redundancy with the BSDs
With many large websites and hosting providers relying on BSD operating systems to power their businesses, it only makes sense that many smaller providers take the same path.
Comparison of FreeBSD And OpenBSD: Not One Cake But The Two Ones
The purpose of this article is to highlight some differences between the two BSD operating systems – FreeBSD and OpenBSD.
Introducing Beastie to Strangers
When PC-BSD 8 first came out back in February, I installed the operating system on two of my machines and was very impressed with the new release.