1. P

    Compiling btree which is part of the freebsd source code

    Hello all, I want to use the btree present in /lib/libc/db/btree of the freebsd source code. How do I compile it in an ubuntu userspace?
  2. Spity


    Hi, I have installed FreeBSD 12.2 with Gnome. Is there any way to change it to Spanish?
  3. S

    FreeBSD desktop environment / workstation configuration how-to's

    Being in the process of doing that for myself, I think it can be useful to put together a list of the most recent / breadth-some links on how to run FreeBSD as a full-fledged workstation. (after having done the same for openbsd, although there probably are far less pages) Here is my first catch...
  4. T

    Compile FreeBSD for a Different Target

    Hello, I would like to compile part of the FreeBSD sources (compiling on FreeBSD) for a different target string, e.g. x86_64-pc-linux-gnu. Is there a way to specifiy make to compile for this architecture/target? Thank you for your consideration,
  5. M

    can't boot HP xw9400

    On my HP xw9400, when I boot from a stick with FreeBSD-12.1-RELEASE-amd64, I get a list as follows BIOS drive C: is disk0 through BIOS drive H: is disk5 | Then it hangs at the vertical bar. Why might this be?
  6. T

    Solved FreeBSD upgraded from 11.3 to 11.4 - now the machine crashes if I load the radeonkms module

    So I upgrade my main workstation from FreeBSD 11.3 (FreeBSD 11.3-release-p14) to 11.4 (FreeBSD 11.4-release-p4) today. root@kg-core2# freebsd-version -ku 11.4-RELEASE-p3 11.4-RELEASE-p4 root@kg-core2# uname -a FreeBSD 11.4-RELEASE-p3 FreeBSD 11.4-RELEASE-p3 #0: Tue Sep 1...
  7. angelvg

    rpki-client help... Solved!

    Hello friends, I am trying to use the rpki-client without success... # pkg search rpki rpki-client-6.7.p1 Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI) implementation from OpenBSD # pkg install rpki-client # ls /usr/local/etc/rpki/ afrinic.tal apnic.tal lacnic.tal...
  8. T

    Solved use a virtual network interface on a host?

    Is there a way to use a virtual network interface on a physical FreeBSD host? TL;DR - yes - use epair interfaces. Background: I have this new and quite cheap laptop (Lenovo ideapad 530S-14ARR). It was on outlet sale, therefore cheap. It doesn't have a wired ethernet interface, and the wireless...
  9. M

    Package configuration instruction documentation

    Hello, Sometimes when we install some binary packages (such as k3b / isc-dhcpd) and instruction of additional configuration is displayed on a console. I guess this is official documentation related with compiled port (binary package is just a compiled port). I would like to read that...
  10. decuser

    FreeBSD Fridays and Office Hours

    All, In case you missed it, the FreeBSD foundation is hosting FreeBSD Fridays and Office Hours. These events are synchronous, live sessions, where the host(s) talk about, demonstrate, or answer questions in real time. The video portion is livestreamed and there is a IRC chatroom associated with...
  11. decuser

    C/C++ Good way to learn basics of network programming in FreeBSD

    I've looked at the Handbook, Developer's handbook, and pored through a number of google searches and haven't found what I'm looking for. I would like to learn to write network programs on FreeBSD, in C. What is a good way for me to learn the basics? I have seen lots of books, but I'm a little...
  12. NapoleonWils0n

    obs studio freebsd set up

    Setting up obs studio on freebsd Boot up with the external usb mic plugged in + install obs and obs browser plugin # pkg install obs-studio-25.0.4 obs-qtwebkit-g2018090201_2 + set the xdg_runtime_directory directory to /tmp/username for pulseaudio edit your shell config file, replace vi...
  13. NapoleonWils0n

    xmonad FreeBSD set up from scratch

    I recently switched from dwm to xmonad and made a few videos about setting up xmonad on freebsd xmonad.hs xmobarrc
  14. andrewm659

    constant rebooting on original pi

    I am trying to put FreeBSD 11.4 or 12.1 on my RasPi original and after I power it on it goes through the boot process but says it can't find a device to write too. I have an 8GB SD card in there. If I can get a video of it I will post. But wanted to see if anyone had experienced this as well.
  15. R

    Not able to ping, "ping: host is down".

    Hi, I installed FreeBSD on an old computer, which has a 3com 3C900-COMBO NIC. The problem here is that it looks like it detects the NIC, and installs the driver for it, which is called "xl", but unfortunately, it doesn't look like the interface is working properly. This is because I've got a Hub...
  16. R

    Cannot install FreeBSD on a Pentium 3 processor.

    Hi, I'm having some trouble trying to install FreeBSD on my Pentium 3. I burned a disk with the FreeBSD-12.1-RELEASE-i386-dvd1.iso, and when I try to install it on the Pentium 3 PC I get this error: lua error cannot open /boot/lua/load.lua no such file or directory. So at first I thought maybe...
  17. christhegeek

    What to do to create a FreeBSD Greek User Group ?

    What to do to create a FreeBSD Greek User Group ? Is there any help i need to open one ? How i can add my group to FreeBSD list of user groups ?
  18. C

    Problem with compiling MOTP @ FreeBSD12.

    Hello. I try to compile in FreeBSD 12. I try to compile it with GCC, i get : gcc -fPIC -D_REENTRANT -c pam_mobile_otp.c pam_mobile_otp.c: In function 'otp': pam_mobile_otp.c:134:5: warning: implicit declaration of function 'md5_calc'...
  19. RedPhoenix

    I'm Having Issues With My AMD Radeon Thames And X Starting Properly

    Hey guys. I hope everyone is staying safe with COVID-19. Here's hoping it will go to /dev/null soon... So, anyway, as the title of this post says, I'm having trouble getting X to start (XFCE4 works fine when it manages to load properly with Xorg). I know things are working fine because the text...
  20. I

    FreeBSD boot time

    Hi, newcomer here. I'm having problems with unusually long boot time of the system. It takes around 45 seconds. I don't remember it being that way last time I tinkered with FreeBSD. The system I installed it on is Thinkpad T440p with i5-4300m, 12GB RAM and I used the m.2 SATA SSD for it. I used...