FreeBSD: Disable User’s Login

FreeBSD is a free and open-source Unix-like¬†operating system¬†descended from the Berkeley Software Distribution. It is used to power modern servers, desktops, and embedded platforms. Securing a system running FreeBSD is important because it can have important data stored on it. In a bigger organization where many users can have access to a system, it is … Read more

How To Change The Hostname On A FreeBSD Machine?

The hostname is the name given to a computer so that it could be identified uniquely when connected to a network. The installer asks and setup the hostname while installing FreeBSD in a system. Sometimes you may want to change the hostname after installing FreeBSD operating system to somewhat relevant to the service running on … Read more

FreeBSD: Install And Use Bash Shell

In Unix like operating systems, a shell is a program that interprets the command, executes, takes input(s), and prints output(s) on the terminal. FreeBSD uses tcsh as the default root shell and sh as the default user shell. For the purpose of bash scripting, you might need it in FreeBSD. So this article describes how … Read more

FreeBSD: Install And Use Fish Shell

In FreeBSD, a shell is a program that interprets the command, executes, takes input(s), and prints output(s) on the terminal. A shell acts as an intermediary between user and kernel. FreeBSD uses tcsh as the default root shell and sh as the default user shell. Fish is a feature-rich, smart, and user-friendly shell. This article … Read more

How To Build And Install Your Custom Kernel On FreeBSD 12.1?

FreeBSD is the operating system used to power modern servers, desktops, and embedded platforms. By default, it utilizes the GENERIC kernel to support a wide range of hardware. Building a custom kernel has its own advantages such as enhanced functionality, better performance, etc. This article describes how to compile, build, and install a custom kernel … Read more