Returning to FreeBSD

lokadamus at lokadamus at
Fri May 15 14:06:10 UTC 2015

On 05/14/15 21:59, Jeffry Killen wrote:
> Hello;
> I have had experience installing, configuring, and adding various server
> software packages
> to FreeBSD. But the last version I have experience with is 6.2. I still
> have various hardware
> configurations that are from that era.
> The current questions:
> How useful is the latest edition of Absolute FreeBSD? I see 3rd edition
> available, but on
> the authors web site, version 7.0 is mentioned, and I see that the
> current version is up to
> 10.
FreeBSD is at version 10.1 or current at 11.
Remember portsnap fetch extract or update?
portupgrade or portmaster?
FreeBSD has now a binary packetmanager, pkg.

Other things like zfs or gpt as default are other changes.

Download 10.1, install and look, what you are missing.


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