1. N

    ABNT2 Keyboard

    Hi, im new here (and with Freebsd), and I'm having trouble making my keyboard (br abnt2) work and my cli show characters like "ã". keybord shorcuts like alt + q to "/" and alt + w to "?" don't work. my /etc/rc.conf have: keymap="br.kbd" my: /boot/loader.conf have: kern.vty="vt" i edited...
  2. I

    DHCP gets IP address wrong

    I just installed FreeBSD 12.2. I'm trying to set up internet access with an Intel 8260 Dual Band AC wifi adapter. I'm using an Xfinity Technicolor XB6 router from Comcast which has an IP address of and when using DHCP it assigns IP addresses in the form of 10.0.0.x. For some reason the...
  3. 1

    System Hardening Options Post-Install?

    The System Hardening Options presented at install time - if one wished to keep these disabled at install time and then selectively enable them after installing, what is the method for doing so? I am doing a FreeBSD 12 install and was hoping to see instructions on how to do that in the 2.8.4...
  4. Allan

    Best Practice Advice - Install script and config variables

    I'm attempting to script (bash) the post installation settings of FreeBSD. I'm trying to programmatically write the settings to /etc/rc.conf, /boot/loader.conf, /etc/sysctl.conf, /etc/devfs.conf, etc. just to name a few. I'm even trying to programmatically create .profile and other skeleton...
  5. huckfinn

    Configure CUPS but ghostscript installation ghostscript-agpl-9.50-base broken and conflicting with ghostscript9-base

    Hi folks, I've a strange problem with ghostscript, which I need to install a cups printer under FreeBSD 12.1. uname -a FreeBSD 12.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 12.1-RELEASE r354233 GENERIC amd64 To get a valid configuration and tools for the cups-printer-render-pipline, I need...
  6. J

    MariaDB 10.4.6 my.cnf missing

    Hi, I installed MariaDB version 10.4.6 from the packages (pkg install) and although everything works I can't seem to find the my.cnf anywhere. Anyone know if the installation hides a template someplace, or know where I can find a FreeBSD-tailored one?
  7. H

    Solved no vt resolution settings available?

    Hello, I have been using FreeBSD many years ago and was mostly on Linux. There have been many developments that I don't really like, so I decided to go back to FreeBSD and try my luck once again. Here is my problem: I just installed FreeBSD a few weeks ago and am trying to tweak some stuff...
  8. selflessscoundrel

    NSD configuration for Authoritative name server

    Ok, so I am having weird issues with NSD. I thought they were firewall issues but my pf rules seem good. To rule out firewall issues, I disabled pf and installed nsd on the main server instead of in any kind of jail. Once I have my config and zone file set, I run service nsd start and when I...
  9. M

    Can't find smb4.conf

    I've installed FreeBSD 11.2, and i've installed samba too, I use pkg install samba command. When the setup is completed, it says 'your configuration is on /usr/local/etc/smb4.conf'. But when I go to /usr/local/etc directory, I can't find smb4.conf file. I go to /etc and i t same the file is...
  10. rumate

    Solved Jails configuration

    Hi all, I wonder if it is possible to define automatically starting services in /etc/jail.conf? I can set an IP address for a jail, define the NIC to use, give a hostname and other variables. I couldn't start apache24 using exec.start, I assume, because this service isn't enabled in the jail's...
  11. R

    lightdm configuration issues

    Hi, I'm using lightdm with lightdm-gtk-greeter, and after an hour configuring it, I didn't found a way to have the users list displayed at startup. BTW, dbus and hald are started, greeter-hide-users is false. Cheers
  12. B

    Virus & Security

    I write this with the objective of talk about security and viruses in FreeBSD. Once i read in a page about this OS the steps for installing an antivirus. Since that i started to think: how much security this system have? But, if we consider that this system could be configurable to be more...
  13. K

    USB Ethernet adapter Setup Issues

    Hi, I am building firewall using pfsense 2.4.0-BETA (11.0-RELEASE-p11) on Dell E6330, with Microsoft USB Ethernet adapter. Even though it is not on the compatible HW list, I am able to bring it up as LAN interface, and the firewall works properly with multiples PCs on the LAN. However, the...
  14. P

    How to import configuration FreeBSD files in a new machine?

    Hi guys, I'm new FreeBSD user, and in my job has a FreeBSD running as router, and I need to "copy" all configuration to a new computer running another FreeBSD version. How can I do it??? Current Version: FreeBSD 9.1 New Version: FreeBSD 11.0
  15. T

    Help me identify exact kernel (and X11) options for my HW

    Hi there, Can you help me find which exact kernel configuration and X11 options I need to optimize my system for FreeBSD? My hardware is an Acer Extensa 2509 with these components Intel Celeron N2930 2 GB RAM DDR3-1600 Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) 820 MHz igdumdim64 Seagate Momentus Thin...
  16. Nyantastic

    Prevent core dumps from going to kernel log messages

    How can I prevent core dumps of user programs from going to kernel log messages? At the moment if I am programming and happen to make the common error of segmentation fault, it ends up getting emailed to root like this: kernel log messages: +pid 75441 (ds2-test), uid 1001: exited on signal 11...
  17. G

    When adding user account, cannot add member to group wheel or anything else

    Hello Forum, I think I may have enabled too many security features that prevent me from adding any user account to groups wheel and others during the installation. I am not sure of how to get these back to not enabled post-installation. At least enabling the superuser account privilege for a...
  18. Sevendogs

    Solved Configuration

    I didn't see any other threads dedicated to this so thought I'd post, plus scottro offered so here we go! I went through several web pages on the subject but the (custom) build is not working. here's what I did: Pulled the dwm source to my build directory using git. Copied config.def.h to...
  19. amiramix

    pipelight and playonbsd

    Port emulators/playonbsd depends on emulators/i386-wine-devel and emulators/pipelight depends on emulators/i386-wine-staging. So when I want to install pipelight pkg asks me to uninstall playonbsd. Does it mean playonbsd is incompatible with pipelight? Are two versions of wine really necessary...
  20. P

    Some quirky things about building the kernel

    Hello. I created the config file as a non-privileged user and then as a root user, soft linked this file into /usr/src/sys/amd64/conf. Later on, I compiled the kernel with make buildkernel KERNCONF='name-of-new-conf-file'. It went straight ahead without flagging any error or anything. As...