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Introduction[edit]

Here we will collect some tips and tricks from users to users. It is not a forum. If you have a question and no answer yet, go to GhostBSD Forums.
But if you got a solution for your issues, you are welcome to describe it here in a short way.

Tips and Tricks[edit]

Issue solution Addition or Link
You would like to move from a Linux OS to GhostBSD and take your settings and E-Mails from Thunderbird and bookmarks from Firefox to GhostBSD Go to .thunderbird and .mozilla in your home directory and safe each folder /xyz.default and insert the contents in the folder /xyz.default-release on GhostBSD. xyz is only a replacement for bk3yc9n7 or something similar. This worked from Debian to GhostBSD. Tested by Slughorn
Show USB devices
  • Connect USB device
  • open a terminal
  • change to root
  • write: # gpart show
  • gpart will show you the device dax and the partition sx
mount NTFS
  • do first gpart show
  • install: ntfs-3g
  • write: # ntfs-3g /dev/da5s1 /mnt
  • da5s1 is an example
  • /mnt is the mountpoint you wish
  • open Thunar and go to /mnt
  • Thunar shows you the content of your device and you can work with it
  • Caja does not allways
tested by Slughorn

thanks to:user hunghung

mount FAT32
  • do first gpart show
  • write:# mount -t msdosfs /dev/da5s1 /mnt
  • da5s1 is an example
  • /mnt is the mountpoint you wish
  • open Thunar and go to /mnt
  • Thunar shows you the content of your device and you can work with it
  • Caja does not always
tested by Slughorn

thanks to:user hunghung

If the system sticks during shutdown at: Saving dependencies cache do:
sudo rc-update delete savecache shutdown
That will remove save cache.
Tip from Eric
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