FreeBSD: How To Add, Delete Or Modify Users
How do you add and modify users in FreeBSD? See this quick guide on the different ways to do this.
FreeBSD: How To Find A File (Or Directory)
How do you find files (or directories) in FreeBSD? See this guide to learn how.
How To List All ZFS Snapshots By Default
Why doesn't the zfs list command list all snapshots? Here's a quick shortcut.
What To Do After A Fresh OpenBSD Install (First Steps)
What do you do first after installing OpenBSD? See this quick guide on first steps for a desktop OpenBSD setup.
How To Shutdown (Turn Off) OpenBSD
How do you shutdown / turn off OpenBSD? See this quick guide on turning OpenBSD off correctly.
FreeBSD: How To Run Ubuntu (Or Any Distro) With vm-bhyve
How do you install Ubuntu (or any other Linux distro) in FreeBSD using bhyve? See this quick guide on using vm-bhyve to do this.
FreeBSD: Where Is xorg.conf? (+ How To Generate New One)
Where is xorg.conf located in FreeBSD? How do I generate it if it isn't there? This guide will show you.
FreeBSD: Which Shell Am I Using? (How To Find Out)
How do you find out which shell you're using in FreeBSD? This guide will show you.
How To Fix 'chmod: Operation not permitted' (Even As Root)
How do you fix the chmod error 'Operation not permitted' (even as root user)? This guide will show you.
FreeBSD: What's My IP Address? (How To Find Out)
How do you find out your IP address in FreeBSD? This guide will show you.
GatsbyJS And OpenBSD: Outta Luck I'm Afraid
The new iBSD site has been developed from the ground up using GatsbyJS. Problem is: GatsbyJS seems to be an impossibility on OpenBSD for now.
Love BSD? Get Paid To Share Your Knowledge
Do you love BSD operating systems? Looking for an opportunity to use it to make some extra income? Share your BSD knowledge and get paid for it.
How To Save Inkscape Optimized SVG's On FreeBSD
If you want to do some logo design on FreeBSD using Inkscape, there are some packages you need to install first for Optimized SVG saving.
My New Mini-ITX BSD Box + ASUS MB And Nvidia 1660 Ti FreeBSD Fix
This week I built a new, powerful mini-ITX system for FreeBSD and OpenBSD. I ran into a minor issue with my Nvidia 1660 Ti.
Installing drm-kmod on FreeBSD and Increasing Console Font
Today I'll show you the simple steps to install drm-fbsd12.0 or drm-current and get your console resolution looking right on FreeBSD.
My Straightforward Guide For Setting Up Poudriere On FreeBSD
Poudriere is by far my favorite FreeBSD tool and one I use almost daily. Here's the step-by-step guide I made for setting it up.
Hugo vs. Jekyll: Why I Choose Jekyll (FreeBSD)
I decided to test out (Go)Hugo after I built this site with Jekyll to compare the two. As I'm learning Golang currently, I was eager to try it. Here are my thoughts.
Exhaustive List Of Options For OpenBSD Gamers
Here's a great (and fairly exhaustive) list of gaming options for OpenBSD users.
New iBSD Site Is Finally Here
I finally got around to building this site for the iBSD channel. First foray into Jekyll.
coreutils In The BSD's vs. GNU/Linux
In this video, I talk about some differences (and similarities) between core utilities (coreutils) on Linux and other POSIX compliant operating systems like the BSD's, Solaris, MacOS and so on.
Game Of Thrones Theme Ricing With AwesomeWM On FreeBSD
I spent Christmas ricing a Game Of Thrones theme for AwesomeWM that I'm almost proud of. Check this out.
My Raspberry Pi 3 B+ NetBSD Project
I recently built an R Pi and installed NetBSD on it where I'm going to use Smashing Dash for a business KPI dashboard.
How To Make OpenBSD Run Beautifully On X1C6
I finally found a fix for the performance issues I had on X1C6 with OpenBSD. Now it runs like gold.
LaTeX Is Amazing [Why I Use FreeBSD: Part 4]
LaTeX has been a game-changer for my business. It absolutely destroys conventional doc programs. Here's why.
Hey Arch Linux Fanboys, Piss Off With Your Arguments
Just because I say that I like BSD, doesn't mean I'm attacking Linux or even making comparisons. Why do Linux guys (especially Arch guys), like to cause trouble?
How To Change Your BIOS Logo On ThinkPad
I finally figured out how to remove the default Lenovo logo on my ThinkPad and replace it with an OpenBSD logo. Here's how.
How I Share My OpenBSD Desktop With My FreeBSD Machine
Today I explain how I easily share my desktop between OpenBSD and FreeBSD using vnc.
Linux Sleep State BIOS Update For X1C6
Lenovo released a BIOS update for X1C6 that fixes a sleep issue on Linux and the BSD's.
Why I Prefer To Use dwm (suckless) Instead Of i3wm
I'm in love with the suckless philosophy and dwm window manager. It's much better than i3wm. I explain why in this post.
OpenBSD Performance Issue After Shutdown
I took some time to video a bizarre performance issue on OpenBSD with the X1 Carbon 6th after a shutdown.
Linux Is A Mess [Why I Use FreeBSD: Part 3]
BSD has a much more sane directory structure compared to Linux. For OCD types like myself, it's a breath of fresh air.
The Reality Of FreeBSD And Steam Gaming (For Now)
People often ask about using Steam to play games on FreeBSD. I'm afraid you're out of luck (for now).
How To Use Poudriere [Why I Use FreeBSD: Part 2]
poudriere is simply amazing and one of the best things about FreeBSD. Here's how I use it.
newsboat As An Internet Frontpage
newsboat is more than a simple RSS reader. It's a powerful and distraction-free frontpage for the Internet.
Why I Prefer To Use doas Over sudo
In my opinion, doas is one of the coolest little things to come out of OpenBSD. Here's why people should ditch sudo for it.
Blogging On FreeBSD [Why I Use FreeBSD: Part 1]
I manage several high traffic blogs (mostly Wordpress using wp-cli and vim) using FreeBSD. Here's my general workflow.
FreeBSD vs OpenBSD On The ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th
In this post, I share my experience comparing performance on FreeBSD and OpenBSD using an X1 Carbon 6th Generation laptop.
cava Audio Visualizer Issue On FreeBSD
I've had frustrating issues getting the visualizers in FreeBSD to work.
Using drm-next-kmod (Intel HD graphics) on FreeBSD
This will quickly explain how I optimized my Intel HD on my X1 Carbon 6th gen ThinkPad for FreeBSD using the drm-next-kmod port.
How To Fix Headphone + Mic On FreeBSD (X1 Carbon 6th) + Intel 8265 Issues
This will explain how to quickly fix the sound from the headphone jack and microphones in FreeBSD with the X1 Carbon 6th gen (same process applies to many other laptop models).
The Best New Laptop For Running BSD (and Linux)
I recently purchased an X1 Carbon 6th Generation laptop from Lenovo which is hands down one of the best (new) laptops you can currently buy to run FreeBSD, OpenBSD and Linux.
Why FreeBSD And OpenBSD Package Management Beats Linux
That catalyst for me leaving Linux for good and moving to BSD was Linux's unstable and unpredictable package management.