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Articles tagged with "freebsd"

  1. Writing speed on FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE amd64

    Recently the question came up how fast the write speed of a disk drive on FreeBSD should be. I decided to test the hardware that I have at my disposal, which is a desktop machine and a laptop.

    The test is writing approximately 10 GB data from /dev/zero to …

  2. Managing configuration files

    Configuration files for UNIX-like systems and the programs that run on them are usually plain text files. They tend to come in two flavors;

    System files
    These files live in /etc or /var or /usr/local/etc and control the running of the system and additional software, for all …
  3. Installing Plone via the unified installer

    After having installed the plone CMS from ports and playing with it for a while, I found out that extensions can only really be added via the so-called buildout mechanism, which was kind of hard to understand if you don’t use it in the first place! So I decided …

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