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What is a better approach for ZFS?

I am making zpools on FreeBSD machine. While creating zpools I observe these two cases:- If I take raw disks and create zpool then I am able to form zpools and they are working perfectly. If I ...
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I'm not able to access my remote machine without password

I am working on Free BSD and I need to connect to my remote machine without password. I tried the following but I can't log into the remote machine without password. Logs: ssh-keygen -t rsa scp ...
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Idle timeout Bourne-style shell

Is there any way to timeout idle users in Bourne-style shell (/bin/sh). man sh does not talk about it. http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?sh TIMEOUT or TMOUT shell env variables in /etc/profile ...
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Why my freebsd has several sendmail processes?

While using freebsd 8.2, I noticed, by top, that several sendmail processes are always running. I never explicitly start any of them. Is it safe if I just kill them? And how can I detect which ...
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How to get a list of background processes in freebsd

I need to get a list of background processes in freebsd, but i don't know how. I've tried to use ps command, ps -ax ps -e -j but I haven't found properties which describe background processes. ...
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installing arm-none-eabi-gcc on freebsd 9

I'm trying to follow this guide : https://wiki.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/arm/ArndaleBoard but as you can see here : http://www.montedivenere.it/images/freebsd-arm/freebsd-arndale.png I need to install ...
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Snort error on FreeBSD-9: Unknown preprocessor “ftp_telnet”

I've installed "Snort" on FreeBSD-9.1 (32-bit) from the standard ports using: pkg_add -r snort After configuring and running with: snort -c /etc/snort/snort.conf -A full -u snort -g snort -i em1 ...
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How to compile a shell script in FreeBSD?

How can I compile binary shell script for FreeBSD? I tried the Linux binary emulator but it doesn't work.
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215 views

How do I install NanoBSD on a flashdrive?

I would like to install NanoBSD on a flashdrive, I'm on a Linux Machine and don't have an extra machine around. I'm very used to Linux but I'd like to try out NanoBSD on a headless machine of mine. ...
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Did I kill windows boot manager? I can't boot after installing FreeBSD

I installed freebsd with dual-booting. I specified an empty partition for freebsd auto-configuring. After it was installed, windows boot manager disappeared. What's going on? Should I recover it, or ...
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Permissions … how to make a folder undeleteable?

On FreeNAS (FreeBSD) ... I'm trying to make a folder 'undeleteable'. I logged in as root. I created a folder called test and chmod it to 700 (rwx------). Owner is root, group is wheel. Then I log in ...
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187 views

Adding multiple users to FreeNAS

I need to add a couple dozen user accounts for ftp access to our FreeNAS box. Is there any way to accomplish this without manually entering each one via the GUI?
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Unable to do passwordless login to FreeNAS

I'm trying to use this command to allow me passwordless login to a FreeNAS box: cat ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub | ssh root@server.com 'cat >> ~/.ssh/authorized_keys' But I get: ...
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How to install software packages from FreeBSD 9.1 DVD?

When FreeBSD 9.0 switched to the new installer, I could still manually launch bsdinstall at end of normal installation process to install pre-built packages on DVD, however this way no longer works in ...
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How to get CPU %user %system in FreeBSD without using top?

Is there any other FreeBSD command besides "top" which can be used to get the following values? CPU: % user, % nice, % system, % interrupt, % idle My problem to be specific is ...
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Suspend the process and not to cancel it after SSH logout

I'm loging via putty (SSH) to server on which execute my webserver program. With CTRL+Z and bg commands is webserver running on background but if I logout, the process is terminated. How can I prevent ...
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549 views

FreeBSD 9: How to locate an exact filename?

Trying to use locate command to find an exact match for the given pattern. However it results showing all matching files.. For example: I want to find a binary named: node But it gives me all ...
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FreeBSD 9 ports: How to make quiet installations?

Just wondering how do I make ports installation - without config options (blue) window popup? Assuming that I accept default options of the installation. make install clean
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Windows vista FreeBSD9.0 dual boot installation issue

I have a workstation that runs with a dual boot configuration(Ubuntu 9.04 and Win vista(home premium)). Yesterday I tried installing FreeBSD 9.0 over the Ubuntu partition. During the installation you ...
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FreeBSD's shell (bash) performance issue on eBox 3350mx (vortex86mx SoC)

I have an ebox 3350mx that acts as a headless home server offering various local services like dnsmasq, atalkd, time machine backups, http, ssh, etc. I have installed FreeBSD 9.0. The main hd (ada0) ...
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folder permissions on FreeBSD

I have a drive on my FreeNas (8.2) box which transmission copies files automatically when it is finished downloading them. It works fine as long as the download is a single file, if it's folder with ...
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Run GNOME in FreeBSD in a VM

I am looking for help getting Gnome running on a FreeBSD VM that I am setting up. Presently when I log in, it takes me right to a console prompt for logging in instead of a GUI. If I log in as root ...
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How do I see who's logged in?

I'm having a little problem. I need to (from the command line) be able to see what users are logged in. Here's the tricky part: I DO NOT want those users that have locked their screens and left their ...
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What to do if kill -9 doesn't work?

I've got a pesky process (in this case, a stranded process that was supposed to be running in iPhone Simulator (now long quit). 97442 ?? 0:00.00 (MyProcess) I've tried everything I can ...
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Create floppy disk image with FreeBSD

So I don't have a usb floppy drive for my laptop, but oddly enough, I find myself wishing I did now. I do have an old machine with a floppy drive running FreeBSD 8.2, so I thought I might just use it ...
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FreeBSD ee editor - can't type numbers

So I am using ee editor in FreeBSD 8.1 box. I cannot type numbers though. I open a file with: ee file I start writing letters which works fine but when I press a number on my keyboard (1, 2, 3 etc) ...
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List directories containing files that match a regular expression

I would like to set up a simple filtering system on my FreeBSD server that allows me to create arbitrary "views" of directories. For instance, I'd like to be able to list all directories that match ...
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What does kill -3 mean?

I know kill -9 mean, but anyone can explain what does kill -3 mean? Any special signal it sends out?
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How to encrypt a large file with limited disk quota?

On a FreeBSD server, is there any way to encrypt a file, which is probably 90%+ of my quota? I thought of using split, then after encrypting a file, delete the original.. but then, when I have all ...
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SSH registration script

Could anyone write or help me write a bash script that would do the fallowing: New user connects to my FreeBSD server and log-ins via SSH with certain credentials like 'user registration, pass ...
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compare cygwin to bsd

I have a Windows 7 laptop and I need UNIX/LINUX for an application. I have run across Cygwin which creates a UNIX 'shell' so that you can run software that requires this on your PC. One of the ...
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Is the space character a valid FreeBSD password?

Is the space character " " a valid FreeBSD password?
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What prevents rm /dev/null?

What is the mechanism by which rm /dev/null is prevented? Specifically on FreeBSD, but I'm just as interested in all other Unix based systems.
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failed to enable x11 forwarding

I am trying to enable X11 forwarding on my server which is running on FreeBSD 7.1. I have a putty installed in my windows in which i have enabled X11 forwarding by checking on Enable X11 ...
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How do I add a location to my path in Unix?

I am new to Unix. I am using a default installation of FreeBSD, with the C shell (csh). Suppose I have a command I can run by executing this: /sbin/abc, but cannot run by executing abc. How can I set ...
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How to configure the network interface for FreeBSD install?

First off I'm a FreeBSD noob, but I've done quite a bit of Debian/Ubuntu/Redhat. I'm trying to install FreeBSD off of a thumb drive and when I go through the standard install, it asks where to source ...
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Monitor changes to a directory tree without root access

I had an incident recently where some files were accidentally deleted. These are files on a shared webhosting account (FreeBSD), but the directory tree is deep. My inclination is to write something ...
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saving bash shell errors to file

I'm trying to save the errors when I do a chmod to a file. I am running the command: chmod -R 766 * > chmod-errors.txt But that does not work. I also tried chmod -R 766 * | cat > ...
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If I exchange the CPU, must I reinstall the OSes? (swapping cpus from one *nix-like to another)

as suggested by the title, I want to change CPU: actually I have two computers, one with Ubuntu running on an AMD Athlon 64 dual core 5200+ and the other with FreeBSD running on an AMD Sempron single ...
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what does the @ symbol mean in ls -l directory listing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: ls -la symbolics… what does that last symbol mean? When I run ls -l on my mac I see two .yml files: -rw-r--r-- 1 aa staff 6 Apr 15 05:50 s1.yml -rw-r--r--@ ...
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What does the command CD do?

Not realising I had caps-lock on, I typed CD into the command prompt on my mac. Surprisingly, it didn't error. which CD shows me /usr/bin/CD. And if I examine that file, it looks like this: ...
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freebsd: configure a different default directory

When I ssh into my freebsd I want to be automatically in another directory, and not my home directory. I.e. instead of /users/home/john I want to be in /users/home/john/what/i/am/working/on