I am installing FreeBSD 9.0 on VMWare Player. In section 2.5.3 of the installation guide it shows that one can choose which components to install. What keys on the keyboard do I need to use to (de)select those options?

I cannot seem to figure it out.

  • From the page itself: "The bsdinstall menu system is controlled by the arrow keys, Enter, Tab, Space, and other keys". Do those work? – Renan Jan 13 '13 at 18:17
  • I used that as a reference, but I was following an instruction set from a professor which did not include that information. Thanks again. – baskinomics Jan 13 '13 at 23:04
  • Don't believe professors. The saying goes "Those who can do, do; those who can't, teach." [Always look at the documentation for the exact same stuff you are messing around with. Professor's notes, webpages, comments here will probably all be outdated, faded memories, misunderstandings, or all three.] – vonbrand Jan 22 '13 at 0:21
  • @vonbrand To this man's credit, he works full time as the head of the infosec for the university's cyber infrastructure. He's an adjunct professor and it's a nighttime graduate class, but advice well taken. – baskinomics Jan 23 '13 at 2:27
  • @SeanBaskin, I was talking about me ;-) – vonbrand Jan 23 '13 at 3:36

Press Space to select an option

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