Category Archives: FreeBSD
[Click to enlarge: FreeBSD 8 running KDE 4.3.5. Linux htop, sudo wireshark, youTube Flash video] Steps to install a VMware virtual machine running FreeBSD 8 running KDE 4 and Firefox with Flash 10 support. I don’t really go into the … Continue reading
Sometimes, you’ll make the mistake of cat a binary file. The goobley-gokey output can sometimes corrupt your terminal screen and any characters you see during output or typing doesn’t make any sense. To fix this or reset the terminal characters, … Continue reading
To add programs to the Ubuntu Gnome desktop popup menu list (when you right-click on the desktop): Inside ~/.gnome2/nautilus-scripts: Create a script: #!/bin/bash cd $NAUTILUS_SCRIPT_CURRENT_URI exec /usr/bin/terminator sudo chmod 755 ~/.gnome2/nautilus-scripts/your_script_name ps wauxg | grep nautilus kill -HUP pid_of_nautilus Nautilus … Continue reading
FreeBSD 7.1 kernel support for Linux emulation layer has gotten some nice updates. I like to use a better ‘top’-like utility called htop which runs as a Linux binary. Here’s how to get it set up on FreeBSD (am64 but … Continue reading
Image via Wikipedia The latest REL version of FreeBSD is out now.
The legacy ifconfig and route commands can now be seen as being deprecated and be no longer used for setup of network configuration. People who are comfortable using ifconfig and route will be fine with the new iproute2 suite, which … Continue reading