software/freebsd-tricks

FreeBSD Tricks

See also unix and debian tricks.

Set User Shell

bash isn’t always installed, so the default user shell is sh; after bash is installed, a user can change their login shell with the command:

$ chsh -s /usr/local/bin/bash

Burn an ISO image

To burn a CD-R, use burncd like so:

$ burncd -f /dev/acd0 data FILENAME.iso fixate

Network Tools

iftop is great.

vim w/o X11

Use the editors/vim-lite package.