BSD · FreeBSD · FreeBSD 11 · FreeBSD Jails

Creation and Administration of Jails on FreeBSD-11

Jails are available on FreeBSD since version 4.4. Let us see how to implement jails in FreeBSD 11.x using ezjail. Ezjail is a tool used to create and administer jails.
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CRM software · Zurmo

Installing Zurmo CRM on Ubuntu 14.04

Zurmo is an Open Source CRM software by Zurmo inc. In this article, let see how to install the community edition of this software.

Update the packages

apt-get update && apt-get upgrade

Install the dependencies required

apt-get install lamp-server^
apt-get install memcached php-apc php-soap php-pear php5-memcache php5-curl php5-imap php5-gd php5-dbg php5-mcrypt php5-ldap

Enable the required PHP modules

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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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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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Information Security · OpenVPN · Ubuntu 14.04 · VPN

Accessing AWS VPC instances using OpenVPN-NL

Pre-requisites

  1. Amazon VPC CIDR (the /16 one) – 172.31.0.0/16 is our example

  2. Ubuntu 14.04 instance launched in a public subnet with EIP attached

  3. EIP of the above machine – 54.63.44.120 is our example
  4. SSH connection to the Ubuntu instance

Setting up the server

We are going to use a distribution of OpenVPN called OpenVPN-NL (http://openvpn.fox-it.com/) because it has more secure defaults than the standard OpenVPN installation that is distributed with Ubuntu. Also, OpenVPN-NL makes use of mbed-TLS (previously PolarSSL) instead of OpenSSL because of its compactness and ease of auditability (is that even a word?). Run all following commands as the root user: Continue reading “Accessing AWS VPC instances using OpenVPN-NL”

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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