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

How To Install And Use Nano Text Editor In FreeBSD?

Nano is a simple and user-friendly text editor mostly used on Unix like operating systems. It emulates the Pico text editor and provides additional features and functionalities. Unlike vim, it does not operate in different modes. In nano, the user directly interacts with the text. FreeBSD operating system is used to power modern servers, desktops, … Read more

How To Check System Hardware Information In FreeBSD?

A computer system is consists of different types of hardware such as processor, RAM, hard disk, network cards, etc. FreeBSD provides various tools such as uname, dmesg, sysctl, etc to check the details of these hardware parts. This article explains to display hardware information using different commands in FreeBSD. Display hardware information using CLI All … Read more

How To Set Date, Time And Timezone In FreeBSD?

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. In FreeBSD date and time can be displayed using the date command. This article describes how to set date and time using date command in FreeBSD. How to display the … Read more

How To Install And Use sudo In FreeBSD?

The sudo (superuser do) is a program for Unix like operating systems. It allows a user to run a command or program with the privilege of another user, by default superuser. It comes preinstalled in various Linux distributions, but if you want to use it in FreeBSD then first you need to install it. In … Read more

How To Install And Configure Xfce In FreeBSD?

Xfce is a free and opensource desktop environment that aims to be lightweight, fast, and low on system resources while still being visually appealing and easy to use. There are two ways to install software packages in FreeBSD: pkg and ports collection. Pkg is used to install packages from prebuilt binaries while ports collection is … Read more

How To Install And Configure Gnome Desktop in FreeBSD?

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. There are two ways to install software packages in FreeBSD: pkg and ports collection. Pkg is used to install packages from prebuilt binaries while ports collection is a much more … Read more

How To Install And Configure KDE In FreeBSD?

KDE is among one of the most popular free and opensource desktop environments. It provides various built-in tools. KDE plasma-desktop is extremely lightweight and highly customizable. It comes default in various Linux distributions such as Kubuntu, Manjaro KDE edition, Fedora KDE edition, etc. There are two ways to install software packages in FreeBSD: pkg and … Read more