[How-To] Install Vanilla Forum on FreeBSD 12

[How-To] Install Vanilla Forum on FreeBSD 12

This tutorial from Vultr will show you how to install Vanilla OSS, an Open Source discussion forum software in PHP, on your FreeBSD server operating system. You will also be setting up PHP, MariaDB database, and NGINX web server in order to use Vanilla. See the link...
[How-To] Check hard drive health on FreeBSD

[How-To] Check hard drive health on FreeBSD

User Vivek Gite is back again with another FreeBSD tutorial, this time on how to check the health of your HDDs and SSDs. The tool in question is called smartmontools, available in the ports system of the FreeBSD Open Source operating system. See the link below for the...
BSD Link Roundup 5.16

BSD Link Roundup 5.16

There’s a whole lot going on this month so far in the BSD realm, so we’ve rounded up some links for you to check out. The links range from security advisories, NVIDIA drivers, daemons, to jails. FreeBSD 12.1 Release Process:...
Runhyve – Virtual Machine Manager

Runhyve – Virtual Machine Manager

Runhyve is an Open Source virtual machine manager for Bhyve, the Open Source hypervisor originally written for FreeBSD. Runhyve is currently still in the early stages of development, but you can track their progress on their Git sites  and watch the demo on the...
BSD Now Episode 298: BSD On The Road

BSD Now Episode 298: BSD On The Road

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling discuss a UFS bug being fixed after 36 years, BSD on the road, OpenBSD automatic upgrades, ex2fs and DTrace support for FreeBSD, dedicated SSH tunnel, OpenBSD 6.5 VMM VMs, and some others. Hit play...