Beginners Guide - How To Set Up A FreeBSD Desktop From Scratch

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Class B Private IP address range
The "Class B" (classes don't exist anymore) private IP address range is 172.16.0.0/12, something completely different from the IPv4 link-local IP address range of 169.254.0.0/16. Their usage also differs completely.
 

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Private address ranges are defined in RFC-1918:
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 The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) has reserved the
   following three blocks of the IP address space for private internets:

     10.0.0.0        -   10.255.255.255  (10/8 prefix)
     172.16.0.0      -   172.31.255.255  (172.16/12 prefix)
     192.168.0.0     -   192.168.255.255 (192.168/16 prefix)
The 169.254.0.0/16 range is defined in RFC-3927.
 
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Updated to show how to create and link to images from the fluxbox menu for use as icons.
 

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on your setup post
there is no need to run HAL for X or xfce any more. I do not even add that to mine and I have not seen any issue as a result of not having hald_enable="YES" in rc.conf
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...there is no need to run HAL for X or xfce any more. I do not even add that to mine and I have not seen any issue as a result of not having hald_enable="YES" in rc.conf
Those are recommended settings and the way I've done things for years.

There are other programs that depend on sysutils/hal running. I don't install it if ports-mgmt/portmaster doesn't pull it in. If it does then it's good to go. If you don't need it that's great.
 
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