CUPS · FreeBSD · FreeBSD 11 · Print Server

Getting started with CUPS on FreeBSD 11

CUPS is the standards-based, open source printing system for UNIX Based operating systems. CUPS stands for Common Unix Print System. It serves as the default print server for almost all the linux and BSD distributions. It consists of the following components
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BSD · Desktop environments · FreeBSD · FreeBSD 11 · Lumina Desktop

Installing Lumina Desktop on FreeBSD 11

Lumina Desktop Environment is a desktop environment for Unix and Unix-like operating systems mainly developed for BSD.

In this article let us see how to install Lumina Desktop environment on FreeBSD 11.

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BSD · FreeBSD 11 · KVM · QEMU · Virtual Machines · Virtualization

Installing Qemu on FreeBSD 11


QEMU is a hypervisor, that can emulate many number of architectures.Some of the architectures include:

  • i386
  • x86_64
  • Alpha
  • Arm
  • MIPS
  • MIPS64
  • PPC
  • PPC64
  • Sparc
  • Sparc64

In this article lets look at, how to install QEMU on FreeBSD 11. By default, QEMU on FreeBSD supports the following architectures.

  • i386
  • x86_64

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BSD · Desktop environments · FreeBSD · FreeBSD 11 · XFCE · XFCE 4

Installing XFCE-4 on FreeBSD 11

XFCE is a lightweight desktop environment for Unix like Operaing Systems. In this article let us see how to install XFCE on FreeBSD 11.

FreeBSD 11 can be downloaded from this link. Install FreeBSD according to your requirements, and once the installation is complete, use the following steps to install XFCE desktop evironment.

For more details and documentation of XFCE desktop you can have a look here.

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