For the Newbies
cswiger at mac.com
Mon May 12 19:56:33 UTC 2008
On May 12, 2008, at 11:41 AM, Brad Smith Site wrote:
> Hello. Shouldn't you have a newbie section on the WWW? I have no
> idea what
> is going on.
> Please can you let me know what these files that I downloaded
> actually are?
> . 7.0-RELEASE-i386-bootonly.iso
> o Boot only? Does it download files from the Internet to install
> the OS?
> Does it allow you to repair an installation? Why is it available for
> download? I have the entire 7.0 release 32-bit and would like to
> know what
> this file does.
> . 7.0-RELEASE-i386-livefs.iso
> o What does "livefs" stand for (Live File System? What?)? What
> does this
> disc do?
> Last thing, what languages does FreeBSD support? I have a specific
> way of
> organising my software and like to know what languages the system
% locale -a | wc -l
...but the handbook and other documentation has not been translated as
widely. The major languages supported are visible under http://www.freebsd.org/doc/
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