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Feeling lonely this holiday season? Try Xsnow. This little app will let is snow on the desktop. Santa and his reindeer will complete your festive season feeling with moving snowflakes on your desktop, with Santa Claus running all over the screen.

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The OpenBSD team is pleased to announce the release of OpenBSD 4.3.

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The portupgrade command is used to upgrade installed packages via ports or packages. This is one of the tool you need to use under FreeBSD. However, recently, it give me out following error on FreeBSD r6.2-p10-amd64 bit: … missing key: categories: Cannot read the portsdb! /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/portsdb.rb:567:in `open_db’: database file error …. The solution is pretty […]

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PC-BSD review

by on November 12, 2006 · 0 comments

PC-BSD is a Unix-like, desktop-oriented operating system based on FreeBSD. The main aim is to be easy to install programs by using a graphical installation program, KDE – pre-installed graphical user interface. PC-BSD does not use ports style package management, instead it use .pbi files. You can just double click on .pbi file to start […]

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Virtual Network Computing (VNC) is a desktop sharing system which uses the RFB (Remote FrameBuffer) protocol to remotely control another computer. It transmits the keyboard presses and mouse clicks from one computer to another relaying the screen updates back in the other direction, over a network.

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This is new nifty and long term demanded feature in FreeBSD. A port called portaudit provides a system to check if installed ports are listed in a database of published security vulnerabilities. After installation it will update this security database automatically and include its reports in the output of the daily security run. If you […]

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FreeBSD is a Unix-like free operating system. You can install to choose third party software on FreeBSD from the Ports Collection. Many services such as POP3 server daemons, IMAP, etc. could be started using the inetd.

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