Managing ports in FreeBSD

The aim of this article is to summarise the installation, reinstallation and deinstallation of ports (packages) in FreeBSD. The FreeBSD ports collection is probably one of the most compelling reasons to choose FreeBSD (and you will soon see why). This tutorial continues from where we left the minimal installation in my previous post, so I […]

Installing a minimal FreeBSD machine

This tutorial outlines how to install a FreeBSD minimal setup using version 7.2. Instead of trying to put the whole process into writing I thought that a “screen by screen” approach would be a better idea. I hope the screenshots speak for themselves. Note that I’ve included every single screen and taken the screenshots after […]