FreeBSD for Linux Users

Gary Thornock

Provo Linux User Group

Overview

What is FreeBSD?

Base and Ports

Filesystem Hierarchy

System Startup

Hardware Support

Kernel building

Release, Stable and Current

Resources

  • URLS for the above listed online resources:
    • The FreeBSD.org Web Site: http://www.freebsd.org/
    • The FreeBSD Handbook: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/index.html
    • FreeBSD.org Resources for Newbies: http://www.freebsd.org/projects/newbies.html
    • Matthew Fuller's page: http://www.over-yonder.net/~fullermd/rants/bsd4linux/bsd4linux1.php
    • FreeBSD at OnLamp.com: http://www.onlamp.com/topics/bsd/FreeBSD
    • Dru Lavigne's FreeBSD for Linux Users article: http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/bsd/2004/11/11/FreeBSD_Basics.html
    • Dru Lavigne's portupgrade article: http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/bsd/2003/08/28/FreeBSD_Basics.html
    • The Greater Utah BSD User Group: http://www.gubug.org/

Credits