LinuxWorld thinks Beastie is cool

LinuxWorld thinks Beastie is cool

Dru Lavigne reports that BSD users have known for a long time that Beastie is pretty cool. According to a poll held at last week’s LinuxWorld, Beastie is far cooler than Tux, by a margin of 31.6% to 6.6%. Now we just have to work on being cooler than the firefox...

FreeBSD KDE 4.1 packages available

The FreeBSD packages for KDE4.1 are now available on the FreeBSD FTP servers. If you don’t want to build from source you can now use these packages to quickly install a KDE 4.1.0 desktop. to install (as su) KDE4.1 enter: pkg_add -r kde4-4.1.0 If you’re not...

Find out network card / port speed in FreeBSD

Under FreeBSD the ifconfig utility is used to assign an address to a network interface and/or configure network interface parameters. The ifconfig utility must be used at boot time to define the network address of each interface present on a machine; it may also be...
vnStat on FreeBSD 7 with PHP GUI (howto)

vnStat on FreeBSD 7 with PHP GUI (howto)

This tutorial exlains how to set up vnStat on FreeBSD 7. vnStat is a console-based network traffic monitor that keeps a log of hourly, daily and monthly network traffic for the selected interface(s). vnStat itself is a console mode only, but this howto explains how to...