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Setting up a FreeBSD 6.2 Web Server: Migrating WordPress from WinXP to FreeBSD (Part 3)


I previously made a an awfully painful choice to host this site on my WindowsXP machine using WAMP (FYI, WAMP = Windows, Apache, MySQL, PHP packaged into one install). WAMP and I had a 10-month-long love-hate relationship: Read on…

Setting up a FreeBSD 6.2 Web Server: Apache, MySQL, etc (Part 2)

I admit that I cheated, but since I’m newbie in FreeBSD, I am allowed to follow another very nice tutorial on deploying a server found on Open Addict. My job is not to recite the tutorial to you. Instead I will comment on the tutorial’s instructions and point out any roadblocks I ran into during my installation process. Read on…

Setting up a FreeBSD 6.2 Web Server: Installing OS (Part 1)

This post will cover installing FreeBSD 6.2. FreeBSD was recommended to me by my friend Ben Connelly because it is known to be the most stable and secure Unix OS out there. After I installed it, I became even more pleased at my decision because of the package manager and BSD ports. If installing using the package manager doesn’t work, you can most likely make port-install work on the same software. Also since it is so stable, you are 99% sure that anything you install WILL work. Read on…

OMNINOGGIN has migrated to the ever stable FreeBSD 6.2 Platform!

After months of dreaming and being lazy,
weeks of acquiring working hardware,
days of setting up the OS, Apache, and MySQL,
hours of migrating wordpress data and configurations,
minutes of settings up network IP routing,
and seconds of testing,
I have finally migrated this blog from WindowsXP to FreeBSD 6.2

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It’s time for me to grow some horns. I’m looking forward to seeing how much more reliable, faster, and secure the blog will become. I’ll soon be posting tutorials on the troubles I’ve encountered throughout this process, but for now, this is FIRST POST on the new system!