Linux Distro, Choose DVD or CD?

Many distro nowadays give alternative media for installation, like newest release of Centos 4.5 available in DVD and CD. The other side, VectorLinux 5.6 soho come with CD option. I just remember when I must install Redhat 9 that require 3 cds, my friend forgot to return the last cd, make my installation process never …

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Install SSH Server in Windows XP

Being sick, no internet access available plus no new movie to watch, my friend ask me for shell account in freebsd box. He said for education purpose, wanna learn about ssh. Why not try it in windows? thats my question after see his Acer notebook. Is it possible? he reply I don’t know, need to …

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Install program in FreeBSD; ports, package or source?

FreeBSD supports three methods for installing program : Ports Package Source Every method has its advantage and disadvantage : Ports, till time of writing, already reach 16984, wow. Supports many option, my favorite since beginning :-). Simply type make install . Package, for time consuming ports like cvsup I prefer use package for its small …

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Install Local FTP server in Windows XP

At previous post about install wordpress in localhost, I got new question : What about FTP server, is it possible to install local FTP server to make simulation like upload to real server? The answer is : Yes Just install FTP server in computer and point it’s shared folder, for example : C:\appserv\www Here’s the …

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FreeBSD snapshots

I have noticed that FreeBSD mini iso no longer distributed but I found interesting link : FreeBSD snapshots From FreeBSD site : As part of an ongoing effort to improve the overall release process before a release actually slips out the door with problems, we are now periodically producing interim test releases called snapshots. These …

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