How-To: Find CPU temperature on FreeBSD

This tutorial by user Vivek Gite shows us how to find the temperature of your CPU via command line. Follow the link below for the full instructions. I'm a new FreeBSD unix user. How do I get the temperature of an Intel or AMD processor (CPU) in FreeBSD using command...

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How-To: Let’s Encrypt with Nginx on FreeBSD

How-To: Let’s Encrypt with Nginx on FreeBSD

This short tutorial by user Nicolas Vion, shows us how to get Let's Encrypt on FreeBSD along with Nginx. Let's Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority developed by the Internet Research Security Group. Follow the link below to see the full...

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Raspberry Pi USB-GPIO OS X and FreeBSD

Raspberry Pi USB-GPIO OS X and FreeBSD

User Ben Lavery shows us how to connect your Raspberry Pi USB to Mac and FreeBSD. A CP2102 serial converter is necessary to do this task. Follow the link below for the short tutorial. I play with my Raspberry Pi so rarely that I forget how to use my CP2102 serial...

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How-To: Clojure Web Application on FreeBSD 10.2

How-To: Clojure Web Application on FreeBSD 10.2

Thanks to user Chad Stovern (Digital Ocean), we can deploy a Clojure web app on FreeBSD 10.2. Follow the link below for full instructions. There continues to be an uptick in interest around functional programming and, more specifically, programming for the web in...

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How-To: PostgreSQL & phpPgAdmin on FreeBSD 10.2

How-To: PostgreSQL & phpPgAdmin on FreeBSD 10.2

Thanks to user Aaron Stuart, we can get PostgreSQL and phpPgAdmin set up on FreeBSD 10.2. Follow the link below for the full instructions. Postgresql or postgres is open-source object relational database system developed by PostgreSQL Global Development Group. 15...

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FreeBSD Foundation December 2015 Update

FreeBSD Foundation December 2015 Update

The FreeBSD Foundation has released a summary of their updates for December 2015. This issue highlights development updates, the Silicon Valley Vendor & Developer Summit, TeachBSD Courses, as well as their fundraising goals. Thank you for 15 years and more to...

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BSDNow.TV Episode 122: The BSD Black Box

In this BSD Now episode, the superb hosts Allan Jude and Kris Moore interview Alex Rosenberg regarding his work on LLVM/Clang as well as BSD at a prominent video game company. Click play below to tune in! https://youtu.be/w4jrGT7OJYU For a weekly round up of BSD...

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Faces of FreeBSD: Erin Clark

Faces of FreeBSD: Erin Clark

Check out Erin's story of how her contributions helped make a difference in the FreeBSD community. Erin is currently a developer for the FreeNAS project, and has managed FreeBSD servers as a system administrator. My name is Erin Clark.  I am 32 years old, and I live...

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How-To: Django w/ Gunicorn + Nginx on FreeBSD 10.2

How-To: Django w/ Gunicorn + Nginx on FreeBSD 10.2

Thanks to user Arul, we can get Django set up on FreeBSD along with Gunicorn and Nginx. Follow the link below for full instructions. Django is web framework based on python, maintain by Django Software Foundation. It is free and opensource python framework for...

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Ubuntu vs FreeBSD Hosting: Is There A Difference?

Ubuntu vs FreeBSD Hosting: Is There A Difference?

pairBlog highlights several differences between Ubuntu and FreeBSD, for those looking for a hosting solution. Choosing an Operating System for your account can feel a bit daunting. When first setting up a Hosting Account, many worry which OS is right for their needs....

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Phoronix: Popular BSD Stories Of 2015

Phoronix: Popular BSD Stories Of 2015

Phoronix has rounded up their most popular BSD related stories of 2015. Follow the link below to view the full round up. While we primarily focus on Linux operating system news and releases, I do enjoy watching the *BSD space and covering their major events. This year...

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Do you want to build a NAS?

User foxrevolution gives us a run down on what your typical NAS set up might look like, one that is running FreeBSD or FreeNAS. After that I started researching my options to build the server. The two most important elements of a storage server are the OS and the RAID...

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KDE Plasma 5 + FreeBSD, “When It’s Stable & Usable”

KDE Plasma 5 + FreeBSD, “When It’s Stable & Usable”

For those wondering about KDE Plasma 5 desktop environment, Phoronix has reported that it will be available for FreeBSD when its production is stable. While many Linux distributions are in the process of stopping to support the KDE Plasma 4 desktop, FreeBSD isn't yet...

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How-To: PostgreSQL and PhpPgAdmin on FreeBSD 10.2

How-To: PostgreSQL and PhpPgAdmin on FreeBSD 10.2

Thanks to user Arul, we can get PostgreSQL and PhpPgAdmin set up on FreeBSD 10.2. Follow the link below for the full instructions. Postgresql or postgres is open-source object relational database system developed by PostgreSQL Global Development Group. 15 years active...

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Larry the BSD Guy: Plotting Out the BSD Year

Larry the BSD Guy is back again, in this entry he talks about BSD related trade shows going on throughout the year. Take a look at his page to follow along with his trade show schedule. First things first: Remember when I said I didn’t have access to Michael Larabel’s...

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How-To: Change MAC Address on FreeBSD (& other distros)

Thanks to user nauseous for the short tutorial on how to change your MAC address. He also listed methods on how to do that under several Linux distros, including with a program called MACChanger. It's a little different in FreeBSD and you cannot issue the full command...

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