Migrate From MySQL to MariaDB In FreeBSD

unixmen has put together a howto showing how to migrate your databases from MySQL to MariaDB. As most of you will be aware, since Oracle took over MySQL and took control of the project, a lot changed. Oracle doesn’t like open source and hence MySQL is dying a...

Minimal FreeBSD desktop, with OpenBox (howto)

FreeBSD Forums user Taz has put together a very detailed howto showing you exactly how to setup a minimal FreeBSD installation with the OpenBox window manager. If this is something you’ve been wanting to do for awhile but didn’t know where to start or what...

FreeBSD Email Server howto’s

Over the last week or so I have come across two posts showing how to set up a FreeBSD based email server. If this is something you have been wanting to do, have a look at the following two links. 1. FreeBSD 9 Mail server setup: Postfix, Dovecot 2, Virtual Users,...
Howto: Keeping FreeBSD up-to-date

Howto: Keeping FreeBSD up-to-date

Vermaden has posted two very useful step-by-step tutorials on the FreeBSD Forums showing how you can keep your base system and applications up-to-date (the vermaden way): PART I. Keeping the FreeBSD base system up-to-date PART II. Keeping the FreeBSD packages...