BSD · FreeBSD · FreeBSD 10.0 · QEMU · Virtualization

Installing Qemu on FreeBSD 10

Installation

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 10. By default, QEMU on FreeBSD supports the following architectures.

 

  • i386
  • x86_64

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BSD · Desktop environments · FreeBSD · FreeBSD 11 · KDE · KDE4

Installing KDE-4 desktop on FreeBSD 11

KDE desktop is around for quite some time, as desktop environment for many open source operation systems. KDE-4 is the latest version of KDE In this article, lets look at how to install KDE4 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 KDE desktop evironment.

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

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BSD · Desktop environments · FreeBSD 11 · Gnome · Gnome 3

Installing Gnome-3 desktop on FreeBSD 11

Gnome is one of the most popular desktop environments. Gnome 3 is the latest version of this software. In this article, let us look at how to install Gnome 3 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 Gnome3 desktop evironment.

You can find more details and documentation about Gnome 3 here.

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BSD · Desktop environments · FreeBSD · FreeBSD 11 · Mate desktop

Installing Mate desktop on FreeBSD 11

Mate desktop is a fork of Gnome 2, which is not being maintained by developers now. In thisĀ  article let us see how to install Mate Desktop environment 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 Mate desktop evironment.

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

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BSD · Cloud · FreeBSD · Glance · IceHouse · Image Management · Image Service · Juno · Kilo · Liberty · OpenStack

Bundling FreeBSD image with Cloud-Init for OpenStack

This article is about how to create a FreeBSD 10.x image for use with OpenStack.The following method was tested with FreeBSD 10.2 image bundled into Liberty version of OpenStack running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. However this can also be used with the previous versions of OpenStack like Havana, Icehouse, Juno and Kilo.

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BSD · Docker · FreeBSD · FreeBSD 11

Docker on FreeBSD

Docker can be installed on FreeBSD starting from version 11. Docker needs the following pre-requisites to be installed on a FreeBSD 11 machine. FreeBSD 11 is in development stage as of 28/07/2015. FreeBSD development images can be downloaded from the following link. Here I have chosen AMD64 architecture. The image is build released on 16/7/2015.

ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/snapshots/amd64/amd64/ISO-IMAGES/11.0/FreeBSD-11.0-CURRENT-amd64-20150716-r285616-disc1.iso

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