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8. Create a user and add it to group "`wheel`"
 
8. Create a user and add it to group "`wheel`"
 
9. Shut down the machine, remove the installation CD then power up
 
9. Shut down the machine, remove the installation CD then power up
10. Log in to the system then print:  
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10. Log in to the system then print: `portsnap fetch extract`
`portsnap fetch extract`  
 
 
This will retrieve the entire Ports Collection, and should take a while
 
This will retrieve the entire Ports Collection, and should take a while
  

Revision as of 17:47, 8 October 2013

FreeBSD Installation

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1. [FreeBSD] 2. Create a BSD VM, Give it 512 MB memory, and a 10GB Hard drive 3. Boot from your [disc] 4. Use the Arrow Keys, Space Bar and Enter to navigate through the installation process 5. Apply GPT partitions:

* `freebsd-ufs`, 9GB, start from: /
* `freebsd-swap`, rest

6. Configure IPV4 and DHCP, No IPV6 7. Do not enable crash dumps. We don't have the space or need for that 8. Create a user and add it to group "`wheel`" 9. Shut down the machine, remove the installation CD then power up 10. Log in to the system then print: `portsnap fetch extract` This will retrieve the entire Ports Collection, and should take a while


_Useful_: A fine entry on how to change your (VM) screen resolution: [Console resolution and geometry settings in FreeBSD 9.x]