Tag Archives: FreeBSD

Observing packets on the wire flying by

Anyone who has ever tried to install a modem or configure an Internet connection has almost certainly wondered if there’s any traffic flowing back and forth from networks. Observing network traffic that is generated by a PC or Mac is … Continue reading

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Encrypted FreeBSD USB boot disk

It appears that USB attached storage devices resemble what floppy disks were back in the nineties. Back then, transporting floppies from one computer to another was very common. Unintentionally spreading malware and losing disks also. The risk of spreading malware … Continue reading

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Booting FreeBSD from a USB disk

Open source software has found its way in every corner of the IT industry. Which is great, as it provides possibilities that were otherwise to expensive to pursue. In general, there is (at least) one down-side to using open source … Continue reading

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Creating FreeBSD jails disregarding the manual

Computer virtualization has been around for quite some time as any mainframe guru will tell you. If you search around the Internet for information on this subject, you’ll find tons of references to different types of virtualization. VMware, Virtualbox, Qemu … Continue reading

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