If you would like to compare FreeBSD and Linux, then keep in mind following points: * SMP support * Portability * Reliability/robust * Performance * Security * Filesystem * Support (community and vendor) * Clean code and well documented API * Amount of software/applications * 3rd party apps support Feature FreeBSD Linux SMP support Good [...]
You can use the watch command to execute a program or shell script periodically, display its output on screen repeatedly. This allows you to watch the program output change over time. By default, the program is run every 2 seconds. This is useful to monitor memory utilization or disk space usage over time without having to look at scrolling output.
For security reason you must enable Password expiry policy on FreeBSD box. Linux comes with chage command, which changes the number of days between password changes and the date of the last password change. FreeBSD pw command Use pw command to setup password expiry date for existing user account. Syntax is as follows: pw user [...]
FreeBSD use the Network Time Protocol (NTP) for synchronizing the clocks of computer systems over packet-switched, variable-latency data networks. NTP uses UDP port 123. If you have one computer or single server then you can easily synchronization time with other NTP servers. All you need is ntp client called ntpdate. It is use to set [...]
The FreeBSD ports collection offers a simple way for users and administrators to install applications. The ports made FreeBSD quite popular. Keeping ports up to date is an essential task. FreeBSD Install cvsup If you never upgraded freebsd ports collection then first step is required; otherwise skip this step and goto step # 2 # [...]