Re: Free BSD documentation required

From: Joe Altman (
Date: 12/09/04

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    Date: Wed, 8 Dec 2004 18:52:58 -0500
    To: Milind Nanal <>

    On Wed, Dec 08, 2004 at 03:55:11PM +0530, Milind Nanal wrote:
    > List,
    > I am new to FreeBSD & finding is little difficult with administrative
    > commands. I have worked on RedHat & Suse. Service startup, boot scripts,
    > pstree command everything seems to be different in FreeBsd compare to
    > RedHat or Suse.
    > Can any give me good ref URL other that to refer BSD documents.
    > Basic admin guide, security guide, tools, commands & tips & tricks, HOWTO is
    > required to get hold the OS & explore in a better manner.

    links /usr/share/doc/

    links /usr/share/examples/

    Or if you have an X session, run links -g on the two paths.

    I found OnLamp articles by Dru to be very helpful; and this seems
    apropos to your needs:

    Michael Lucas is also noteworthy:

    Dan Langille has a site, and he posts here regularly with updates:

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