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The FreeBSD Forums

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This forum contains the Rules and Guidelines governing the FreeBSD Forums.
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News and Announcements

Important information related to FreeBSD Forums and the FreeBSD project.
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Blogs and Newsfeeds

External blogs and news articles regarding FreeBSD in general; imported 'as is'
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Feedback

Share your ideas, questions or suggestions with us here.
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Base System

General

General questions about the FreeBSD operating system. Do not post questions that belong in a more specific category.
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Installing and Upgrading FreeBSD

Installing and upgrading the FreeBSD base system. Do not post questions about ports or packages here.
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System Hardware

Internal storage, motherboards, PCI cards, stuff inside the case.
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Peripheral Hardware

Stuff that plugs in via USB, FireWire, eSATA, PS/2, etc.
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Storage

Place to ask questions about partitioning, labelling, filesystems, encryption or anything else related to storage area.
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Ports and Packages

Installation and Maintenance of Ports or Packages

Installing and maintaining the FreeBSD Ports Collection or FreeBSD Packages (i.e. third party software).
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Porting New Software

Having trouble or general questions about porting software to FreeBSD? Ask here.
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Desktop Usage

Window Managers

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X.Org

X.Org on FreeBSD installation & configuration.
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Mobile Computing

This forum discusses issues related to running FreeBSD on notebooks, laptops, and other mobile equipment.
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Multimedia/Gaming

Having problems with gaming or with running your new shiny and blinking gadget or watching DVDs, listening to CDs etc.?
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Server and Networking

Web and Network Services

Discussion related to network/web services such as Apache, BIND Sendmail, etc.
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Networking

Network related discussions (including general TCP/IP stuff, routing, etc).
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Firewalls

IPFW, PF, IPF (but not limited) related discussion
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Non-i386/amd64 and embedded

Embedded

Having questions related to ARM/MIPS and other embedded devices which are not desktops and which usually serve a single purpose such as routers, switches, PDAs, etc?
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Other Architectures

FreeBSD on Alpha, PC98, PowerPC or Sparc64. This forum is also for questions related to porting FreeBSD to new architectures.
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Development

FreeBSD Development

Kernel development, writing drivers, coding, and questions regarding FreeBSD internals.
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Userland Programming and Scripting

C, C++, Python, Perl, Shell, etc.
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Miscellaneous

Off-Topic

Have some non-FreeBSD related questions, or want just to chit-chat about anything that is not related to FreeBSD? This is the forum for you. Note: this is NOT a forum for technical questions about non-FreeBSD operating systems!
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Howtos and FAQs (Moderated)

Would you like to share some of your solutions for certain problems? Tips or tricks? Post here. All new topics are automatically moderated. This forum is not for asking questions!
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