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  1. clawhammer

    FreeBSD on SD card?

    Is it possible to put FreeBSD on an ssd and boot from that on my computer? I use a mmc-sd with my raspbsd but was wondering if its possible to have a regular FreeBSD system on a mmc-sd card? I know I would probably be getting 80mb speeds but I am only going to be programming and shell scripting...
  2. vermaden

    HOWTO: MongoDB Replica Set Cluster on FreeBSD

    I would like to share setup of 5-node MongoDB replica set cluster on FreeBSD, its an addendum to the earlier article so use these two as one for complete FreeBSD setup. Addendum - MongoDB Replica Set Cluster on FreeBSD...
  3. ShelLuser

    10 Do's and Don't for FreeBSD

    Editorial Hi gang! FreeBSD is plain and simple my all time favorite Unix operating system. And yes: technically speaking it's Unix-like but that's mostly due to licensing concerns. If you look at the backwards compatibility aspects (see /usr/src/sys/amd64/conf/GENERIC, the COMPAT_FREEBSDxx...
  4. pensador_13

    How to obtain hardware information for FreeBSD from Windows?

    Hello :) I hope that I am posting in the right section. My father has a desktop machine with Windows 10 installed and I intend to replace Windows 10 with FreeBSD 11.1-Release. The problem is that I don´t know where should I search in Windows in order to have hardware information to determine...
  5. C

    How can i create bootable usb in FreeBSD?

    Hi, I installed FreeBSD 11.1 with Kde and it works. (It doesnt have gpu accelerator but works anyway) Question is how can I create bootable Windows10 usb or Ubuntu usb in FreeBSD? I downloaded the ubuntu-16.04.4-desktop-amd64.iso file. If it's possible I can download Windows10-x64.iso too. Is...
  6. skowroniasty

    Other full disk encryption software

    Helo, I want encrypt external USB drive, at this moment I use dm-crypt (XFS filesystem), but I cannot read this drive under freeBSD. Do you know any software, which can encrypt drive and it will work on Linux and FreeBSD? At this moment i think about TrueCrypt,but maybe you know something better.
  7. N

    Looking for 1on1 help preferably in person (Toronto Area)

    Hello Everyone! I am a regular linux user of about 10 years. I am now looking to learn freeBSD. icsdhcp,gateways,ipsec and pf, ect. I am using vmware to create my network and finding that i read a doc on dhcp.conf and realize 1h later its for a version 2 years old and openBSD. I would like...
  8. V

    UFS external USB Drive - Cannot find file system superblock - Repair possible ?

    Hi all, I have a USB2, external hard drive, formatted under UFS. It was working perfectly, but after an electric black out, im not able to mount or fsck the external drive anymore. freebsd-version 11.1-RELEASE-p6 dmesg | grep ^da da0 at umass-sim0 bus 0 scbus6 target 0 lun 0 da0: <ST950032...
  9. ShelLuser

    Installing FreeBSD manually (no installer)

    Hi gang! Editorial SO yeah, at the time of writing I'm sitting behind my latest acquirement: a Dell PowerEdge SC1420, tower model. Its previous owner had no use for it anymore and so it ended up with me. Originally it ran several Windows versions and Ubuntu Linux but because I'm mostly...
  10. A

    IPFW Why can I add port numbers to established and what does that do ?

    Almost every single ipfw ruleset I create has this as the very first rule: allow tcp from any to any established ... and I just noticed that ipfw allows me to specify a port on this rule: allow tcp from any to any 22 established If I create a new connection to port 22, I need a rule to allow...
  11. P

    Solved Persistent Changes

    Does FreeBSD have Persistent Changes option?
  12. ShelLuser

    Anyone else noticing tmux getting worse?

    Ey guys, I've been using sysutil/tmux a long time already but right now I'm seriously considering to move back to Screen because I've just about had it with all the weird stuff that surrounds it. I'm wasting way too much time over this. It started a few versions back when I began noticing that...
  13. zoujiaqing

    FreeBSD on HiKey960? A73 CPU + G71 mp8 GPU + UFS + LDDR4

    HiKey960 The HiKey 960 development platform is based around the Huawei Kirin 960 octa-core ARM® big.LITTLE™ processor with four ARM Cortex®-A73 and four Cortex-A53 cores with 3GB of LPDDR4 SDRAM memory, 32GB of UFS 2.0 flash storage, and the latest generation Mali™ G71 MP8 graphics processor...
  14. F

    Custom Build using release(7)

    Hi, I am creating a custom build of FreeBSD using the release. I would like to know if I can customize the packages that are installed in the system installation. For example, I would like to add the installation of the bash, vim, and so in the system. It's possible? Thanks
  15. F

    Custom iso without local_unbound

    Hi. I want to create a custom iso and I need to remove the local_unbound from the installation. How to proceed? Thank you
  16. ShelLuser

    Documentation: what sets amateurs & professionals apart...

    Note: this is a somewhat opinionated writing, but I can back up all my statements with evidence (and I will). I also want to point out that my post isn't necessarily meant to talk down on Linux (hence not mentioning it in the topic), but after seeing all this I did feel like outing a critical...
  17. W

    Solved make doesn't recognize Makefile on FreeBSD 11

    Hi, After migrate some Makefile from FreeBSD6 to new one (FreeBSD11) make file doesn't work. Maybe this is caused by something else ? I don't know. Currently I have even such basic Makefile: first: @bin/generator.pl and after make command I get: make: exec(bin/generator.pl) failed...
  18. fnoyanisi

    Other Eclipse git plugin (EGit) for FreeBSD

    Hi there, I have installed java/eclipse (by using pkg) along with some additional plugins for C/C++ (CDT) and Python (PyDev) development. Instead of using available ports for java/eclipse-cdt and java/eclipse-pydev, I have chosen to install these plugins by using the "Help --> Install New...
  19. French Fries

    FreeBSD vulnerability scan

    Dear friends, I switched only recently to FreeBSD from Debian GNU/Linux. Is there an equivalent of debsecan for FreeBSD? debsecan scans all installed packages and looks for vulnerabilities in the CVE database: http://www.cvedetails.com Example: debsecan --suite=sid CVE-2017-11333...
  20. R

    I got Video Acceleration!!..... :D I think..... :)

    So after running Xorg -configure, and using the SCFB Driver, Wine doesn't report any issues with the Display..... :D Now, when I run Wine64, or Wine, either gives me the error that err:winedevice:ServiceMain Failed to load L"win32k.sys" Any advice.....? :3 Also, is there any way I can...
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