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1. UNIX Desktop Questions & Answers
I'm really new to Unix(and new here) ,and I'm looking forward to install FreeBSD 8.1 in Virtual Box on the Host - Windows 7.Otherwise in a eternal HDD.My problem is that I tried to find out step by step instruction but failed to find any such set of instructions. I'm in fact a... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: blackwhite
I have a fresh 64-bits install of FreeBSD 8.1 on a machine, but having issues with getting gnome to work.
I have followed the guidelines on FreeBSD GNOME Project: GNOME 2.32 FAQ
In summary that is:
pkg_add -r gnome2
Add gnome_enable="YES" to /etc/rc.conf
After a reboot and logging in, there... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: figaro
Keeps saying no bootable media found. Works with every other distro. Any ideas? (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: Swathe
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
hi. I am newbie in Unix. I wanted to install Free BSD 5.2.1 to my computer which winXp was already installed. But i couldn't.
I chose Standard. Then it said you are going to use dos style fdisk partitioning. Then a window displayed begining like this.
WARNING: A geometry of 155127/16/63 for... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: sualcavab
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm a n00b to UNIX, but I'm making much progress. My preferred browser is Opera, and the ported version with FBSD 5.4 is Opera 7.54. Because I lost my opera key, I'd prefer to have version 8 which does not require a key. How can I install the .tar.gz on FreeBSD? I am somewhat familiar with... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: DrgnInterrupted
Recently, i have installed FreeBSD 5.3 on my computer. I then proceeded to install the latest version of Gnome. I went to the FreeBSD handbook and looked up how to set Gnome as my default window manager, and for some reason it did not work. I was wondering what exactly the command is to do set... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: jgmyshko
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hope this is not going to upset you but i really need help.
I'm new to Unix (Brand New) have never worked on a unix system before in my life so please bear with me.
I'm in the process to install Freebsd but have no idea how to go ahead. The system that i have does not have any cd... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: stunner
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I've never had trouble installing freebsd or any linux/unix system on any computer i've tried to do it on. I just recently aquired a Packard Bell, 75mhz Pentium, 482 i believe. Im having difficulty installing it. I have FreeBSD 5.1 on cd and the computer wont even recognize the cd on boot, so it... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: MadProfessor
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Not entirely sure if this belongs here but here it is. I am installing FreeBSD, downloaded the ISO from their website, created the Bootdisk. And when I try to boot, I get this error, 'Panic, Couldn't Inialize. Will not continue without Inialization'. I get the prompt telling me that it will... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Fmarvez
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am installing FreeBSD and I have the FreeBSD Handbook on how to install it.
I have read it twice over and I am going to try to do it right the first time. I am running Windows 98 with two hard drives. Only one has the OS on it the other is just a FAT32 partition.
I want to put FreeBSD on... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: escozooz