BSDNow.TV Episode 54

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Kris Moore give a visual walkthrough of Lumina, a new BSD-exclusive desktop environment. In addition, they interview the main developer. Click the play button below to tune in: Check out the official page here:...
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,...