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Frequently Asked Questions

There is a different page for the FreeSBIE-2.0-RELEASE Release Notes, Handbook and FAQWhat is FreeSBIE ?

Simply: a live system on CD, or an operating system that is able to load directly from a bootable CD, without any installation process, without any hard disk.

What operating system is FreeSBIE based on ?

It is based on the FreeBSD operating system

What are the goals of the project ?

Our goals are mainly two:

- To develop a suite of programs to be used to create your own CD, with all the personalizations you like

- To make various ISO images available, maybe each one with its different goals and possible uses.

Is there a way to install FreeSBIE on my HD ?

As of today, no, you cannot install FreeSBIE 2.0 on your hard disk. FreeSBIE is a LiveCD totally based on FreeBSD, so if you want a FreeSBIE on your hard disk, you can install FreeBSD and then copy the FreeSBIE configuration files.

My USB mouse does not work in FreeSBIE 2.0 !

This is a known bug and we are sorry for the trouble. We are working on a FreeSBIE 2.0.1 release which will have a fix for this and for other bugs. Meanwhile, you can work around this problem by executing the following command: sudo /etc/rc.d/devd start .

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