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What is the most native way to generate desktop notification in BSD unixes

macOS has its "osascript" with "display notification", Linux has its "notify-send". Both are the most native way to generate DE notifications. What is the most native way ...
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Why isn't the mouse working with DragonflyBSD in Virtualbox?

I have been facing the problem for months, where I can't run startx and startxfce4 after installing those packages As mentioned here I have to run Xorg -configure to start off. But when I run the same,...
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su: /bin/bash: No such file or directory in Dragonfly BSD

today I wanted to change my shell to BASH from sh. I have only the root account on my system. I typed chsh -s /bin/bash but the BASH shell is in the /usr/local/bin/bash. So after a logout I am unable ...
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How is FreeBSDs/DragonFlyBSD sendfile() system call supposed to work?

sendfile() The offset argument is of type off_t and nbytes is of type size_t while both are describing the same thing: a file length. What if my file is longer than off_t but shorter than size_t? If ...
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DragonFly BSD purpose myth: one OS on several physical machines?

Long ago I read/heard something about DragonFlyBSD that one of its purpose is to run one OS on multiple physical machines. Or something like "the outside" can see only one OS, but underneath it runs ...
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Missing /etc/machine-id on FreeBSD/TrueOS/DragonFly BSD et al

Inspired by "FeeBSD KDE. Could not start d-bus. can you call qdbus?": I am using FreeBSD/TrueOS/DragonFly BSD and have some software from Ports that when run complains about a missing /etc/machine-id ...
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How can I boot DragonFly BSD (HAMMER) with GRUB 2 on a MBR disk?

There is a box with one MBR-partitioned disk. It has four primary partitions. On those are: Windows DragonFly BSD (using UFS2) Linux DragonFly BSD (using HAMMER) Chainloading ...
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Migrate UFS drive from FreeNAS to DragonFly BSD

I'm trying to migrate my home server from FreeNAS 8.3 to DragonFly BSD. In order to shuffle my files about I picked up a Seagate 8Tb Archive disk, attached it via eSATA, formatted it as UFS under ...
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Can't vi in single user mode

In DragonflyBSD, I need to edit /etc/rc.conf in single user mode, but # mount -u / # mount -a # vi /etc/rc.conf vi: unknown: unknown terminal type # ee /etc/rc.conf Error opening terminal: ...
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Can I install FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD and DragonFly on one disc?

Is it possible to install all of FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD and DragonFly BSD on a single disc? What would be the proper procedure for success, and what are the caveats?
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