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  1. Creating a virtual server on FreeBSD with a jail

    After Virtualbox crashed my machine, I decided to try my hand at building a virtual server using FreeBSD's jail facility.

    First, I created a directory to serve as the root directory for my jail;

    slackbox# mkdir -p /usr/local/var/jails/

    Then I built the ...

  2. Breaking and repairing Xorg

    By accident I managed to break X11. The symptoms were that Xorg could not open new programs, and after restarting it complained that it could not save a compiled keymap, so it unloaded the keayboard and mouse modules, leaving X unusable. :-(

    After going into single-user mode, I ran fsck on ...

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