This tutorial is part 6 of 7 in the series: Getting Started with FreeBSD
Introduction to FreeBSD on a VPS server
FreeBSD binary package manager, pkg, can be used to easily manage the installation of pre-compiled applications, the FreeBSD equivalent Debian and RPM packages. When compared with the other prevalent method of software installation on FreeBSD 10.1, compiling ports with the Ports Collection, using packages provides a simpler and...
By bobby, January 23, 2015
This tutorial is part 7 of 7 in the series: Getting Started with FreeBSD.
FreeBSD is a powerful operating system capable of functioning in a variety of roles. Part of what makes this operating system an ideal choice in many scenarios is its reputation for flexibility. A large contribution to this reputation comes from FreeBSD's supported method for installing software from source, known as the ports system.
By tasia, January 23, 2015
It's important to keep your server software up-to-date. The commands below will enable automatic nightly updates using CentOS 5's default yum package manager.
yum -y install yum-cron crontabs vixie-cron
service cron start
chkconfig --level 2345 yum-cron on
service yum-cron start
If you have any questions, feel free to leave a reply below and I will be more then happy to answer any questions you may ha...
By tilisha, January 24, 2015