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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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