OpenSSH has the ability to use a number of authenitcation mechanisms. One of the most popular (next to plain passwords) is using shared keys. Shared keys can give you a lot of security while still allowing more flexability than simple passwords. […]
ClamAV is a very good open source virus detector. It can detect virus’ from the command line but the best part of it is that you can plug it into Sendmail or most other MTA’s and use it to check […]
CDBakeOver is a CD/DVD burning tool that will work under KDE and FreeBSD. It is quite good and works similar to Nero. FreeBSD’s security by default will not allow CDBakeOver to work under a regular user account. The user has to […]
For WPA support the wpa_supplicant is used. The supplicant in the base system does not support 802.1x or WPA2 by default. This how-to shows how to enable the base wpa_supplicant for 802.1x and configure it.
The intel wireless nic (102.11b/g) that is built into the Toshiba M30 laptop is only recently supported in FreeBSD (as of FreeBSD 6.0 beta1). This driver is evolving and this how-to may need some updating by the time you try and […]
The bluetooth support in FreeBSD is evolving at a rapid pace. This How-to was done to try and get my bluetooth mouse working on my Laptop running FreeBSD 6.0-beta1. Newer versions of FreeBSD may be slightly different.
This How-to will outline how to migrate FreeBSD to a new larger drive or just move things over to a new drive. In this how-to I will assume you are upgrading an IDE system but this same procedure will work […]