freebsd server

I am a new FreeBSD version 6.x/7.x/8.x/9.x/10.x server user. How do I start / stop or restart MySQL server from a shell prompt over ssh session?


Q. Quick question – How do I install VIM text editor for my FreeBSD server? Currently it has old version of vi. I like vim as it is a highly configurable text editor and efficient one. A. VIM (Vi IMproved ) is not installed by default under FreeBSD. Vim is a text editor that is […]


Q. I’ve just moved from a Linux server to a new FreeBSD server. I’m confused with FreeBSD ports system. Can you tell me – how do I find a package file (port) and install the same? A. Under Linux you use rpm / up2date / yum or apt-get command to install a package. Under FreeBSD […]