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Administering FreeBSD Using Webmin

by: Diego Montalvo Since I began using FreeBSD 4.x, I quickly learned of Webmin, a web-based server administration tool, which allows administrators to manage everything from: Mysql, Apache, Sendmail, system processes, networking and much more. One of the coolest...

FreeBSD in Firefox 3

On June 18, the Mozilla Foundation broke the Guinness World Record for most software downloads in one day when over 8 million people downloaded Firefox 3, the latest version of the popular web browser. What many Firefox users may not have realized is that with the...

OpenCart – powering eCommerce shops

OpenCart is a freely available PHP-based shopping cart system for online merchants. By downloading and installing it you can be ready to sell through your website in no time at all. The program requires Apache, PHP 5 and a MySQL database, though there’s an older...

Ports and Packages

All of our FreeBSD VPS services come with the ports tree pre-installed. These are third-party applications that have been adapted to be used in FreeBSD. They cover an extremely diverse range of functions including accessibility, graphics, multimedia, networking...

Streaming Music with Icecast and Musicpd

Streaming music on FreeBSD can be very easy with the right applications. I will be outlining how to stream music using the Music Player Daemon and Icecast. Unfortunately for some reason the Music Player Daemon (mpd henceforth) is set up to not compile with support for...