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NetBSD is a freely available open source version of Unix-derivative Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD); due to convenient license and portability, NetBSD is often used in embedded systems.

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Looking for meta-recipe for installing homebrew recipes under BSD

Is there a way to install homebrew recipes under BSD? (NetBSD, to be more precise.) (To make matters worse, I don't have write access to /usr/local in this system, so I'd be installing homebrew ...
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NetBSD 7.0.2 not honoring hostname setting when using DHCP

I've recently installed NetBSD 7.0.2, and I'm having trouble setting my hostname right. I'm using DHCP, so I got dhclient=YES in my /etc/rc.conf. Now, the documentation says, that there are several ...
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Automatic install NetBSD ISO

Is there some form of automated NetBSD installation? I would like to automate this manual process: https://www.netbsd.org/docs/guide/en/chap-exinst.html But I found no examples.
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How to effectively get an US AltGr-Intl layout on NetBSD?

After switching to the us layout with wsconsctl -w encoding=us I was looking for a way to modify the keymap to my liking. I did: wsconsctl -w map+="keycode 1 = Cmd_Debugger Caps_Lock" wsconsctl -w ...
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Binding nonlocal address on NetBSD

This is not a programming question, but a question about NetBSD. Linux, FreeBSD and OpenBSD have mutually exclusive but similar interfaces to allow binding the local end of a connection to an address ...
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Can't use OpenVPN as client on NetBSD, route add command fails

I am trying to use OpenVPN as a client under NetBSD using this command: openvpn --client --config /etc/openvpn/config.ovpn I am getting the following output and errors: localhost# openvpn --client --...
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NetBSD - how to display information about kernel memory in GDB?

I'm debugging the NetBSD kernel with gdb, but I would like to be able to display information about the memory region an address is in. I'm mainly interested in finding out the permissions of a page of ...
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NetBSD: podman mount volume: Error: statfs : no such file or directory

I'm experimenting with podman under NetBSD and want to mount a host directory into the container. According to this answer I did: podman machine init -v ~/podman/volumes/:/mnt/podman tpvm podman ...
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How to use resize_ffs in netbsd

I'm trying to use resize_ffs with NetBSD to increase the size of my partition. I have NetBSD running in a virtual machine, and have expanded the size of the disk, and now wish to grow the partition to ...
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how to install gcc4.8 in netbsd 6.1.3?

I did a "make install" for lang/gcc48 in pkgsrc. It did built ok. However, when I do gcc --versions, the default gcc 4.5.3 is displayed. What steps do I need to do after the build?
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How to configure FreeBSD to run headless without hitting high interrupt rates?

When running headless (without monitor, keyboard, mouse attached) FreeBSD versions 8.2, 8.3, 9.0 and NetBSD version 5.0 has known issues (FreeBSD PR 156596, NetBSD 46596) to generate extremely high ...
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Is possible to find a single file of NOT installed package on Netbsd?

Simple question: On Fedora, i want to search mplayer.. dnf provides *bin/mplayer on Debian apt -y install apt-file apt-file update apt-file search mplayer|grep bin on Freebsd pkg install -y pkg-...
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How to install Chromium on NetBSD?

I installed NetBSD and Firefox browser successfully but cannot install Chromium: tak# pkgin install chromium calculating dependencies... done. nothing to do. tak# How to do this?
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NetBSD: unable to start KDE because of missing shared objects

I'm relatively new to UNIX-like OS's, though I know some basic concepts. I managed to build X server and KDE workspace from pkgsrc for my NetBSD 7.0.2. X starts normally, but KDE won't, because it ...
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Creating a user without a password on NetBSD

On my NetBSD installation, I have it set so that root has no password. I can login as root without typing a password. But, when I create a user with just useradd -m <username>, log out, then ...
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NetBSD/FreeBSD and TP-Link TL-WN727N: Second encounter

Moved from SU. First part at https://superuser.com/questions/975564/netbsd-and-tp-link-tl-wn727n-atheros-ar9271-or-ralink-rt5370 So, I've installed NetBSD 7 and device shown again as ugen(ugein, lol)...
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A script to identify whether a file descriptor has gone bad

Problem : I have a server program running which connects to a remote program using TCP sockets. There many of them (say 20). My problem is one of the socket descriptor has gone bad and has recieved ...
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