Tag: freebsd

  • Install Gnome Desktop on FreeBSD 10.3

    Install Gnome Desktop on FreeBSD 10.3

    In this post I am sharing my experience, how to install gnome desktop on FreeBSD 10.3 Recently I have installed new FreeBSD 10.3 on my old desktop. In terms of unix like operating system, FreeBSD has its own edge. So when we install the FreeBSD by default it do not have any Desktop environment. I […]

  • How to enable su access or switch to superuser in freebsd

    How to enable su access or switch to superuser in freebsd

    In this tutorial we will learn how to enable su access or switch to superuser in FreeBSD. su command is used to become another user during a login session. To become a superuser you can use the command su – or su -l root .But after installing freebsd the user other than root is not […]

  • How to install vim in freebsd

    How to install vim in freebsd

    vim is the acronym of Vi Improved . vim is text editor written by Bram Moolenaar. Vim is available in command line as well as in graphical mode. It has advanced features as compared to vi text editor which usually by default available in almost all unix like operating system. Note: Practical Tested in FreeBSD […]

  • Allow root ssh login in FreeBSD 9.0

    Allow root ssh login in FreeBSD 9.0

    Allow root ssh login in FreeBSD 9.0 OS Detail: freebsd# uname -ar FreeBSD freebsd 9.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE #0: Tue Jan 3 07:15:25 UTC 2012 root@obrian.cse.buffalo.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386 freebsd# As I stated earlier in my some post, this is my first time work in freebsd. After fresh installation of FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE I tried to ssh with root […]

  • How to set DHCP offered ip address to particular ethernet in freebsd

    How to set DHCP offered ip address to particular ethernet in freebsd

    In this post we will learn How to set DHCP offered ip address to particular ethernet in freebsd. I freshly installed the freebsd 9.0-RELEASE in Virtual box. I added two ethernet or NIC to virtual machine. After restart I found only my first ethernet has the ip address. The second ethernet does’not have any ip. […]

  • Error: Unable to get ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-9.0-release/Latest/

    Error: Unable to get ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-9.0-release/Latest/

    Error: Unable to get ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-9.0-release/Latest/vim.tbz This was my first encounter with problem while working in freebsd after doing fresh install.I was trying to install vim in freebsd by using the command pkg_add -r vim I got this below given Error: Error: Unable to get ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-9.0-release/Latest/vim.tbz: File unavailable (e.g., file not found, no access) pkg_add: unable […]