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Date:      Sat, 16 May 2015 09:28:39 -0700
From:      Jeffry Killen <jekillen@prodigy.net>
To:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
Cc:        Ben Woods <woodsb02@gmail.com>, "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: configuration script?
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In-Reply-To: <20150516102245.81a698d1.freebsd@edvax.de>
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On May 16, 2015, at 1:22 AM, Polytropon wrote:

> On Fri, 15 May 2015 21:12:30 -0700, Jeffry Killen wrote:
>> Thank you; The old gui tool was called sysconfig(?). But I will  
>> give the
>> new one a tryout.
>
> It was called sysinstall. You can compare the difference
> in appearance and functionality by having a loot at the
> corresponding handbook chapters:
>
> Up to FreeBSD 8 -> sysinstall
>
> https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/books/handbook/using-sysinstall.html
>
> FreeBSD 9 and later -> bsdinstall
>
> https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/books/handbook/using-bsdinstall.html
>
> Even though it's still possible to do configuration tasks
> right after installation (and still being in "installation
> mode"), most users seem to prefer booting the newly installed
> system and then continuing configuring it, or adding software
> via ports or pkg.
>
> Regarding ports and the new pkg system, I recommend having
> a look at the relevant chapters:
>
> https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/books/handbook/pkgng-intro.html
>
> https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/books/handbook/ports-using.html
>
> It's different from using CVS and pkg_add et al., but it will
> accomplish the same functional results, and more. And easier. :-)
>


Yes, you're right, now I remember, it's sysinstall.

Thank you for the info, advice
JK



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