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Downgrade FreeBSD ports

Post date: April 16, 2008, 01:04 Category: System Views: 4867 Comments
Tutorial quote: Step by step utilization of portdowngrade in FreeBSD

Installing PHP 5 on FreeBSD

Post date: April 12, 2008, 21:04 Category: Software Views: 4781 Comments
Tutorial quote: A tutorial on installing PHP from the FreeBSD ports for Apache and MySQL. What you need to add to the httpd.conf file and which of the PHP5 ports to choose.

ZFS Quick Start Guide

Post date: March 27, 2008, 20:03 Category: System Views: 9912 Comments
Tutorial quote: Ok, ZFS is now in the tree, what's now? Below you'll find some instructions how to quickly get it up and running.

Making dnscache work

Post date: February 15, 2008, 13:02 Category: Network Views: 3717 Comments
Tutorial quote: Making dnscache work on local network

Redirect Port in pf.conf

Post date: February 3, 2008, 13:02 Category: Network Views: 5354 Comments
Tutorial quote: How to set up port redirection in FreeBSD using packet filter.

Startup in FreeBSD

Post date: December 31, 2007, 18:12 Category: System Views: 4091 Comments
Tutorial quote: rc.d is place for startup related server program. See the example to see how it works.

Setting up Linux compatibility on FreeBSD 6

Post date: December 7, 2007, 06:12 Category: Emulation Views: 5400 Comments
Tutorial quote: As a FreeBSD desktop user I occasionally feel left out when it comes to the availability of applications, particularly desktop applications or binary-only browser plugins produced by commercial closed source vendors. Sometimes a good alternative lurks in the vast FreeBSD ports collection, but not always. The version available may lag a couple of revisions behind what I need, or the port might exclude my particular architecture. Fortunately, FreeBSD can run binaries and shared libraries that have been compiled for Linux and other Unix ABIs (such as SVR4 and SCO).

In this article I will cover the steps necessary to enable and configure Linux binary compatibility on FreeBSD 6. I'll also share a couple of my own experiences with getting some well-known desktop Linux applications to run on FreeBSD 6.

Install gd support in php without xorg

Post date: July 22, 2007, 14:07 Category: Programming Views: 7260 Comments
Tutorial quote: little trick on how to add gd support in php without install xorg.

Install your favorite mysql server in FreeBSD

Post date: June 1, 2007, 16:06 Category: Installing Views: 4953 Comments
Tutorial quote: By default freebsd ports will install software according to its dependency. This tutorial will little trick to install your favorite mysql server instead of provided mysql version in dependency.

ethernet naming convention in FreeBSD

Post date: May 31, 2007, 04:05 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 5219 Comments
Tutorial quote: Little explanation on how ethernet naming convention work in FreeBSD
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