Freebsd

FreeBSD on XPS 13: Part 2

In Part 1, I installed FreeBSD on my Dell XPS 13, configured wireless networking, and created a new boot environment. In this part, I’ll install some of the software that I need and start on the configuration of the system. For now, I’m going to stay in the command line interface (CLI), and I’ll cover the X server in the next part. Display Resolution When I bought this laptop, I opted for a variant with a QHD+ screen.
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FreeBSD on XPS 13: Part 1

I like to think of myself as being fairly Operating System agnostic. At home, my main desktop runs macOS and my laptop runs OpenSUSE. At work, I develop software for a Debian-based network operating system and administer CentOS VMs on VMware hypervisors. There are two gaps here though. I don’t particularly use Windows any more (other than still rocking a Windows Phone for work), and I’ve never really seriously used a BSD.
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