[How-To] Port your OS to EC2

[How-To] Port your OS to EC2

Known FreeBSD contributor Colin Percival shows us how to port your operating system, particularly FreeBSD, to the Amazon EC2 cloud. An existing Amazon Web Services account will be needed. You may view the full set of instructions at his web page below. I’ve been...

[How-To] Configure a FreeBSD Jail with vnet and ZFS

nixCraft is at it again with another useful guide, this time showing us how to configure a FreeBSD jail with vnet, a network subsystem virtualization infrastructure, and ZFS filesystem. You may view the full set of instructions at the link below. How do I install and...
[How-To] FreeBSD Desktop Configuration

[How-To] FreeBSD Desktop Configuration

User vermaden has released a handful of guides for configuring your FreeBSD desktop environment. We’ve link it directly from his post below. The guides features various apps and contains images, scripts, and configuration settings for the console. Check them...
[How-To] Add encrypted ZFS pool on FreeBSD

[How-To] Add encrypted ZFS pool on FreeBSD

User Vivek Gite of nixCraft shows us how to add an encrypted ZFS pool on your FreeBSD server. He’ll show you how to do it with gpart and geli encryption system. You may view the full set of instructions at the link below. I recently added hard disk to my FreeBSD...
[How-To] FreeBSD install VIM text editor using pkg and ports

[How-To] FreeBSD install VIM text editor using pkg and ports

User Vivek Gite is at it again with another tutorial, this time showing us how to install VIM text editor on FreeBSD. VIM is a powerful command line text editor available on many open source platforms. You may view the full set of instructions at the link below. How...
[How-To] FreeBSD Desktop – Part 3 – X11 Window System

[How-To] FreeBSD Desktop – Part 3 – X11 Window System

User vermaden returns with another FreeBSD how-to, this one focusing on setting up the X11 Window System. You may check out his previous blog entries on how to get FreeBSD setup initially, then continue with his latest entry at the link below. In this article I would...