Build your own FreeBSD update server

This tutorial by Tobias Feldhaus will show you how to create your own FreeBSD update server, eliminating the need to manually update each one individually. FreeBSD is an operating system that we use to power various things at work. Its most significant advantage lays...
How To Add a Swap on FreeBSD Unix Systems

How To Add a Swap on FreeBSD Unix Systems

This tutorial by nixCraft shows us how to add a swap on FreeBSD 9.0 and 10.0 or later. I need additional swap space to improve my FreeBSD Unix server/desktop performance. How do I add a swap file to FreeBSD system using command line options without creating a new...

Configuring X forwarding between BSD and Windows

This tutorial by grundlig shows us how to configure X forwarding between BSD and Windows. On Unix systems, windowing systems are an optional component. There are numerous window systems but the most prevalent, as I understand it, is X. It’s a networked client/server...
FreeBSD 10 Mariadb Server Install Command

FreeBSD 10 Mariadb Server Install Command

This short tutorial by nixCraft shows us how to install Mariadb on FreeBSD 10. Type the following command to install MariaDB v5.5 on a FreeBSD 10 server or VPS/cloud server:   cd /usr/ports/databases/mariadb-server/ && make install clean   ## or ## pkg install...