Protecting files from unwanted deletion is very important security on the tasklist of Unix Administrators. On Linux boxes you can use the chattr command and that works ine on all my Ubuntu based servers. On FreeBSD, this command doesn’t exist. An alternative we use is the chflags command. Let’s give you some examples how chattr work […]
nginx (pronounced “engine x”) is an open-source web server and a reverse proxy server for HTTP, SMTP, POP3, and IMAP protocols, with a strong focus on high concurrency, performance and low memory usage. It is licensed under a BSD-like license and it runs on Unix, Linux, BSD variants, Mac OS, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, and Microsoft Windows. My test server details: root@FreBSD-Unixmen:/root # uname -a FreeBSD FreBSD-Unixmen 9.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE #0 r243825: Tue Dec 4 09:23:10 UTC 2012 root@farrell...
The usage of MySQL for development is free. As you are not giving away that product (MySQL), no GPL restrictions apply. If you want to distribute MySQL in some form, the licenses apply. See: MySQL commercial license MariaDB is a community-developed fork of the MySQL relational database management system, the impetus being the community maintenance of its free status under the GNU […]
Normally we are writing more about Linux here at Unixmen. But today, I will give you some tips about the FreeBSD upgrade system and packages. Question: How to update ports in FreeBSD? Answer: Let me give you some information about my BSD system. root@:/root # uname -a FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE #0 r243825: Tue Dec […]
After the positive feedback that we got for our interview with Martin Hussemann of NetBSD, we decided to reach out and meet people from all the major BSD projects this summer. We continue on that context with Dru Lavigne of the most popular BSD system. Enjoy…
PCBSD 8.2 has been released!, the PC-BSD 8.2 (Hubble edition), running FreeBSD 8.2-RELEASE, and KDE 4.5.5. Version 8.2 contains a number of enhancements and improvements, some of the notable changes are: added ability to select file-system type and encryption during auto-partitioning; able to toggle between MBR/GPT partitioning; arious bug fixes to the wireless network managers; […]
Few days ago GhostBSD2.0 beta was released. This release comes with bug fixes and many improvements on the look, feel and the speed. Some of things that were introduced to this new release was the new logo, New live cd file system, and improvements to GDM where there is no more white screens during booting. GhostBSD 2.0 […]