The Power Of CTRL+T

Did you know that you can check what a process is doing by pressing CTRL+T? Has it happened to you before that you were waiting for something to be finished that can take a lot […]

ZFS snapshot on FreeBSD – Part 2

In my previous post I presented how to do live backups of a running FreeBSD server with ZFS snapshot, today I’m doing the follow up: how to increment that snapshot. If you have a big […]

ZFS snapshot on FreeBSD

A very nice way to do a live backup of your server/work station is with ZFS snapshots, of course, if you use ZFS. You can send a snapshot to: a file, the local system, via […]

The UNIX system family tree: Research and BSD

One of my friends shared this link with me today. https://github.com/freebsd/freebsd/blob/master/share/misc/bsd-family-tree The UNIX system family tree: Research and BSD ——————————————— First Edition (V1) | Second Edition (V2) | Third Edition (V3) | Fourth Edition (V4) […]

check free memory in FreeBSD

In case you’re coming from Linux world to FreeBSD first of all: Welcome! You might miss some commands, like free. Here is a very short tutorial for that. fetch https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ocochard/myscripts/master/FreeBSD/freebsd-memory.sh sh freebsd-memory.sh Then of course […]

while loop in csh

This made my day, while loop in one line -one liner- under csh printf “while ( 1 ) \n df -m \n echo ‘remaining space’ \n  sleep 60 \n end” | csh -f  Of course, you could […]

Explaining BSD by Greg Lehey 

A great article from Greg Lehey about explaining BSD: https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/explaining-bsd/index.html

ZFS

This video describes the best my feelings about ZFS. Thanks @allanjude and @chrislas [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9EMgi_XOoo&w=560&h=315]