FreeBSD to SuSE

Awhile back I tried out FreeBSD for a couple months. I was used to SuSE (which I’m back to) so I ran a few commands to make my environment a bit more familiar. If you are a recent convert, you can use this code too.

whereis bash
chsh change shell to bash (used sysinstall to install bash)
ln -s /etc/periodic/weekly/310.locate /bin/updatedb (for locate)
pw user mod chrissy -G wheel (for su to work)
alternatively, I could have done this:
edit /etc/ssh/sshd_config add PermitRootLogin YES
but I didnt.
edit /etc/rc.conf add apache_enable=”yes”
edit .profile add PS1=”\h:\w ”
edit .profile add alias dir=”ls -la”

made note that restart scripts are in here: /etc/rc.d/

Chrissy is a Cloud and Datacenter Management & Data Platform MVP who has worked in IT for over 20 years. She is the creator of the popular SQL PowerShell module dbatools, holds a master's degree in Systems Engineering and is coauthor of Learn dbatools in a Month of Lunches. Chrissy is certified in SQL Server, Linux, SharePoint and network security. You can follow her on Twitter at @cl.

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3 comments on “FreeBSD to SuSE
  1. Derwood says:

    I’ve run FreeBSD for a few years now..I prefer it to Linux..
    I’ve even tried playing with a few Linux distributions recently, and I was mosly not impressed.. BSD just fits my needs better I guess..
    I can see a place for Linux though.. Enormous effort has gone into making it easier for new users to understand what’s going on..

  2. freebsd says:

    Nearly every one that tryied FreeBSD stood with FreeBSD. It’s much better than Linux for profesionnal use.

  3. Chrissy says:

    that is a silly statement.

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