Ivan Tomica

Tag: FreeBSD

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Fixing URxvt copy/paste

URxvt, or if you wish to call it rxvt-unicode, has this weird thing turned on by default where it binds ctrl+shift keys to all sorts of insanity (keycap picture insert mode and stuff like that). Dammit, I want my “normal” terminal behavior back! By “normal” I think that if I

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Fix delete key in CSH or TCSH

CSH is the default shell for root user on FreeBSD system. Basic usage is pretty much the same as any other shell like bash, zsh, fish or whatever. Until you try to execute some bash specific for loops, or attempt to use Delete key. Whaaaat? – Yes, apparently delete doesn’t

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Minecraft server in FreeBSD Jail

To run latest Minecraft 1.12.1 (as of this writing) within FreeBSD Jail you need few things. First of, you need to install Java 8: pkg install openjdk8 openjdk8-jre After Java is installed, you’ll notice that there’s a warning like: This OpenJDK implementation requires fdescfs(5) mounted on /dev/fd and procfs(5) mounted

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Setting up timezone in FreeBSD

This one is fairly simple. All of thee zone info files are located in /usr/share/zoneinfo/, divided by region. I’m in Croatia so setting up time to be the same as in Zagreb is done by sym-linking appropriate zone file to /etc/localtime: ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Zagreb /etc/localtime As I use jails on

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Using Ansible with FreeBSD

Using Ansible with FreeBSD as a managed node might not be straight forward as using some Linux distribution as, by default, FreeBSD doesn’t have Python interpreter installed which is needed for remote command execution in Ansible. To bootstrap the FreeBSD host you first need to install python and needed dependencies

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GNU Screen tips – Managing regions

Although I use tmux primarily for my “multiplexing needs” I hop into screen from time to time as well. Below are few tips for managing regions inside of GNU screen. Your basic screen window probably looks somewhat like: Ignoring hardstatus settings you basically have one session and one window inside

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Enable GeoIP on PHP 7.0 on FreeBSD

Since pecl extension is compiled against PHP 5.6 in official FreeBSD repositories you’ll need to manually compile this PECL extension to have it included in PHP 7.0. Luckily for you process is really simple. Install autoconf so PHP can detect variables: pkg install autoconf Download latest PECL extension version from

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