Quick run through getting NGINX, PHP and MySQL running on FreeBSD 11.1 colin@openproject:~ % sudo pkg install -y nginx mysql56-server php56 php56-mysql … colin@openproject:~ % sudo sysrc mysql_enable=YES; sudo sysrc nginx_enable=YES; sudo sysrc php_fpm_enable=YES colin@openproject:~ % sudo mv /usr/local/etc/php-fpm.conf ./php-fpm.conf.bak colin@openproject:~ % sed s/’listen =’/’listen = \/var\/run\/php-fpm.sock’/g ./php-fpm.conf.bak | sed s/’;listen.owner = www’/’listen.owner =[…]

Add Sudo User FreeBSD

Add a new wheel user, then allow wheel to run sudo as root: root@colinbsd: # pkg install sudo root@colinbsd: # sed s/’#%wheel ALL=(ALL) ALL’/’%wheel ALL=(ALL) ALL’/g /usr/local/etc/sudoers > sudoers_new root@colinbsd: # cp /usr/local/etc/sudoers ./sudoers.BAK root@colinbsd: # mv ./sudoers_new /usr/local/etc/sudoers   Or you can visudo and add a user under root… Or read (todo) and do it right

Headless VirtualBox

Sometimes I need to run a headless VirtualBox VM. Here’s a couple scripts to build one up and get one running with VNC access: root@colinbsd:/prodVMs # cat makeOpenProj VBoxManage createvm –name openproject –ostype FreeBSD_64 –register VBoxManage modifyvm openproject –memory 2048 –ioapic on –cpus 4 –chipset PIIX3 –nic1 bridged –nictype1 82540EM –bridgeadapter1 bge0 VBoxManage createhd –filename[…]