New to FreeBSD
zenzof1 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 28 14:08:31 UTC 2007
I made a mistake during post install config. I put a name that I don't want
for my computer, and when I logon as root it's written in the comand line.
How di I change it?
On 3/28/07, Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at ceid.upatras.gr> wrote:
> On 2007-03-27 23:36, Ivan Zenzerovi? <zenzof1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> > i managed to install it, and, in fact I'm working on it right now.
> > It's great, just tell me, I should compile my kernel at this point?
> > And a question: I don't like this xorg, and I have installed KDE but
> > how do I run KDE?
> Right after your first FreeBSD installation, you are certainly *not*
> expected to rush into rebuilding a kernel, for any reason. In fact,
> this could be a dangerous exercise. It's far too easy to build a kernel
> which lacks critical components, and render your system unbootable (at
> least unbootable without manual intervention).
> Since you are new to the FreeBSD system, my suggestion would be to
> forget about rebuilding kernels, optimizing compiler flags, and tweaking
> knobs here and there. Now that you have a working FreeBSD installation
> you should *read* about the system you have just installed.
> There is a wealth of information about FreeBSD both in the CD-ROM set
> which you used to install it, and online. You should, at least, check
> the following:
> * The README.TXT file at the toplevel directory of your
> installation CD-ROM.
> * The web pages at http://www.FreeBSD.org/docs.html
> * The FreeBSD FAQ book, at
> The FAQ contains a lagre list of frequently asked questions
> about FreeBSD. You will find answers there about a very
> diverse range of topics, including such obscure things as
> ``I managed to trash by boot loader, what should I do now?''.
> * The FreeBSD Handbook, at
> The FreeBSD Handbook is the largest book written by the
> FreeBSD documentation team. It is both a guide for the
> beginning user, and a common reference for administrators
> setting up services with FreeBSD.
> Your answer about KDE vs. X11 is already answered in the
> Note that a copy of the Handbook and all the articles, books and
> other reference material related to the FreeBSD release you have
> just installed, are also conveniently available in the CD-ROM you
> used to install FreeBSD. You can install them locally too, by
> logging in as root and running ``sysinstall'':
> # sysintall
> Follow the menus to add the ``doc'' distribution, and then you
> will have a copy of all the documentation articles and books at:
> Welcome to FreeBSD, and if you have other questions regarding its
> every day use and operation, feel free to email this list again :-)
> - Giorgos
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