Setting up Squid on FreeBSD (howto)

Squid is a caching proxy and conserving badwidth application for the Web supporting HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and more. It reduces bandwidth and improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages. Squid has extensive access controls and makes a...

FreeBSD flash player

According to Alex Bustin, an engineer of Flash development at Sony, there’s a 32-bit Flash player for FreeBSD. I know that iXsystems, the corporate sponsor behind the PC-BSD project, is talking to/collaborating with Adobe on a FreeBSD version of Flash, but it...
FreeBSD :: Basic commands – Linux Identity

FreeBSD :: Basic commands – Linux Identity

Computer Magazine Linux Identity has put together a PDF with basic FreeBSD commands. A newcomer to FreeBSD will probably find himself served well by a desktop environment (as KDE or GNOME). But there is also another world: a world of CLI – command line interface....

FreeBSD Quarterly Status Report (2008 Q2)

This 2008 Q2 FreeBSD Status Report covers FreeBSD related projects between April and June 2008. During this period The FreeBSD Foundation has released their July Newsletter. Table of contents: Google Summer of Code Layer2 filtering Porting BSD-licensed text-processing...

Reset admin/root password in FreeBSD (howto)

Turn the system off. Hit ESC when the OS boots up Choose to boot into Single User Mode (option 4) Select the default shell (/bin/sh) When the machine is booted up and you see the prompt, enter: mount -u / mount -a Type passwd to reset the password Enter the new...

New TTY Layer moves into FreeBSD

Today is a big day, for me, for Ed Schouten and for FreeBSD (And it’s consumers ofcourse). Why? Ed Schouten today integrated his MultiProcessorSafe (MPSAFE) implementation of the TTY Layer for FreeBSD. Read further…