Configuring wezterm (Wez’s Terminal Emulator)

Recently I decided to find the perfect terminal emulator for me and, while I did not actually find perfection I did decide to make wezterm (Wez’s Terminal Emulator) my daily driver. The only major downside is that configuring wezterm requires hacking a Lua file...

Install Desktop FreeBSD 13.1: KDE, Radeon Graphics

I have decided to take the plunge and install FreeBSD as a desktop operating system. The machine is a 2012 HP Compaq with an i7 and an ATi FirePro 3900 (Turks) graphics card. The details don’t matter too much beyond what’s detailed in the title. If you...

FreeBSD Basics with Bastille pt. 1: /usr/local/

In this series, I’ll use an exploration of Bastille to explain some basic functionality of FreeBSD. This article starts with perhaps the most structurally fundamental part of FreeBSD, the /usr/local/ directory. Unlike most of my FreeBSD/Raspberry Pi articles,...

Adventures with Linux Distros

Several years ago I began using elementary OS as my primary desktop operating system. I thought it was exciting—a Linux for the everyman, a Linux desktop environment that copied Apple rather than Microsoft, a Linux distro that didn’t package a bunch of software...

How To: Connect Clients to NFS Server

In a previous post I explained how to set up an NFS server on a Raspberry Pi. Here I provide info on how to set up an NFS client on common devices. I can’t cover all devices, but fortunately if it’s *nix the FreeBSD/Linux examples should work fine for most...