1. D

    Newbie to FreeBSD with questions

    Hello. I've been using several distros of Linux in the last couple of years so while I am seeing some similarities between it and FreeBSD (both being Unix-based, I'm aware), I realize I need some help to fully get around it. I can see that FreeBSD isn't an out-of-the-box desktop experience...
  2. H

    Cannot run Xorg

    Hi. I installed Freebsd (12.1). But then i installed Xorg. Then a tried to run Xorg but unsuccessfully. It sayed Cannot run in framebuffer mode. Please specify busIDs . What I did wrong?
  3. TW1920

    MariaDB won't start automatically

    Hello, I have problems with MariaDB. Installation works well, MariaDB is running fine, too. But it won't start after boot automatically and service command do not work. root@thesaurus:/home/XXX # /usr/local/etc/rc.d/mysql-server status mysql is running as pid 1417. root@thesaurus:/home/XXX #...
  4. forgiven_noob

    issue with laptop headphone jack, only one side working

    Edit: the issue turned out to be due to my devices being too old for my headphone jack, using a splitter has solved the issue so I am marking this as solved Sound works okay on my hp probook 450 g1 (haswell) Other than the headphone jack, whether I plug in speakers, headphones or earbuds only...
  5. myshkin

    How can I open GOG (Linux) games?

    I try to open GOG (Linux) games via FreeBSD but I always get this error: Found path: /home/ezio/Documents/GOGGames/Oxenfree/game/Oxenfree.x86_64 Mono path[0] = '/home/ezio/Documents/GOGGames/Oxenfree/game/Oxenfree_Data/Managed' Mono path[1] =...
  6. D

    Solved Dual VPN clients connectivity issues

    Greetings colleagues, I seem to have a curious issue (am a novice so hopefully the solution is obvious). 1. A simple home network setup with a FreeBsd 12 (release if that's important) gateway which runs a VPN and PF in a setup largely inspired by: Network Filter by Guillaume Kaddouch . In...
  7. A

    secondlife/osgrid viewers on FreeBSD

    i am wondering if anyone has made one of the open source viewers for secondlife run on freebsd in recent years almost all of them run fine on linux and mac osx, but i think the best candidates would have to be either - kokua viewer - firestorm viewer - the regular SL client Long, long ago it...
  8. angelvg

    ZFS Storage Server Huge :-)

    Design of a huge future storage with FreeBSD and ZFS This design is to improve it with your help and recommendations... Thanks in advance for your time and help! I will update this content as design improvements are made...
  9. PacketMan

    More cryptocoin daemon ports/pkgs

    I have net-p2p/litecoin-daemon installed on one of my machines, and its running full node to the Litecoin network. Then I took a Litcoin app for android and configured it to tether off my full node. Would be nice if there were more ports/packages built for cryptocoin daemons; like dogecoin...
  10. A

    ZFS ZFS root from sysinstall ... why so many filesystems ?

    I just created a new system from sysinstall (used the 12.0-RELEASE ISO) and chose to use the nice, menu driven ZFS boot config that is now in sysinstall. Everything went fine and I am booted up, etc. however I am really surprised to see all of the individual filesystems that were created for me...
  11. P

    how to do a freebsd or a linux distro with an integrated web server

    I don't know if it's in the right category, but I can't find any material explaining how I can make my own linux or freebsd distro that comes with an integrated web server and an html page by default within var / www
  12. B

    Booting Raspberry Pi 3 from USB

    Can I boot FreeBSD from a USB device on a RPi3 (I presume it wouldn't work on an RPi2...)? Is it just a matter of copying the contents of the SD card to USB? If so can I just pop the card into a USB adapter?
  13. R

    how to understand which 802.11 standard in any kernel code

    Hi folks/geeks, I have some freeBSD based kernel code, - I want to know from the code , which 802.11 wireless standard is being used.(a/b/g/n etc ). - If it is not 802.11r/k, I want to enhance existing standard to 802.11 r/k . For this can somebody point me to freeBSD git Change-ID patch...
  14. D

    FreeBSD XFCE No Screens Found

    Greetings, I have been recently wanting to get into FreeBSD I installed all of the steps for XFCE in a VirtualBox machine But surprisingly when I do "startx", It gives me a message with "no screens found"
  15. RedPhoenix

    ZFS How Do I Use ZFS On My Server?

    So I'm reading about ZFS on the FreeBSD ZFS quick-start guide, and I'm stuck at this part: when I attempt to use a device (/dev/da0), it throws an error and the device dissapears until I reboot. :\ Specifically, this: zpool create example/ dev/da0, and throws the error: cannot open '/dev/da0'...
  16. laundryboy

    Automating Transmission(Torrent) to use VPN while everything else uses standard connection.

    I've wanted to write up a tutorial on how to script the set up for getting Transmission to use a VPN connection, including inbound connections but havent had much time until now. I've read many articles using jails(I dont use jails), other distros and all of that helped me get it working on my...
  17. NapoleonWils0n

    Other Mounting a nfs share from Mac osx on Freebsd

    You would think sharing files from Mac osx to Freebsd would be easy, just open the Mac osx system preferences sharing section and click the checkbox next to file sharing Unfortunately the sharing protocols are afp or smb. Im not sure if netatalk still works with afp, and mount_smbfs on Freebsd...
  18. Understudy

    Other NFS NTFS file server

    HI, I am looking to create a FreeBSD file server. There would be a second physical disk setup (NTFS) that would mount via NFS. There would be no operating system information on the disk, just a shared disk for the office to store files on, from office documents, cad files, pictures, and...
  19. NapoleonWils0n

    zfs on Freebsd, Linux and Mac any tips

    My Synology ds112j nas which i used to share files between Freebsd, Linux and Mac osx just died on me I have a 2 terabyte backup of the nas on an external drive which is formatted as Linux ext4 which is the filesystem used by the synology nas So i need to copy the backup to an external usb...
  20. angelvg

    ZFS Single Disk with ZFS best practices...

    I want to use a disk with ZFS and I want to use the best practices... Both for an SSD and for an HDD The process: Delete the disk # gpart destroy -F da0 # dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/da0 bs=1m count=128 Prepare the disk # gpart create -s GPT da0 # gpart add -t freebsd-zfs -l storage -a 1M da0...