pkg(8) is now the only package management tool

pkg(8) is now the only package management tool

The ports tree has been modified to only support pkg(8) as package management system for all supported version of FreeBSD. if you were still using pkg_install (pkg_* tools) you will have to upgrade your system. The simplest way is cd /usr/ports/ports-mgmt/pkg make...

FreeBSD 10.0 Swap File instead of Swap Partition

This article by WOH3 shows us how to use swap file instead of swap partition, in case one runs into overheating problems. I recently installed and configured FreeBSD 10.0 on an old desktop so that I could learn the system. I have been surprised by how powerful it is,...
Install Snort on FreeBSD

Install Snort on FreeBSD

This article by All American Computer Repair will show you how to install Snort on FreeBSD. What is Snort? It is an open source intrusion prevention system capable of real-time traffic analysis and packet logging. 1. Login to your computer as root or elevate to su 2....