Dev Notes - VMBuild Machine Setup

Installation Procedure for FreeBSD 12.x


For internal Build Only - Procedure prior to Cross Compilation of all MaXX modules and apps.


After Normal Installation, let’s fetch and install updates


$ su -
freebsd-update fetch
freebsd-update install
Update/upgrade packages
$ su -
pkg update
pkg upgrade
pkg git vim automake autoconf libtool
Install Extra Development packages
$ su -
pkg git vim automake autoconf libtool
Install xorg and mate packages
$ su -
pkg install xorg xorg-macros xorg-sgml-doctools freetype fontconfig
pkg install mate

pkg install chromium 

pkg install gdb vscode gedit meld


Edit /etc/rc.conf and add the following lines



Install virtualbox guest additions  package
$ su -
pkg install virtualbox-ose-additions



Edit /etc/rc.conf and add the following lines


Add the following content to  /usr/local/etc/X11/xorg.d/xorg.conf 
Section "Device"

    Identifier "Card0"
    Driver "vboxvideo"
    VendorName "InnoTek Systemberatung GmbH"
    BoardName "VirtualBox Graphics Adapter"



Using Ports on FreeBSD How To:
$ su -
cd /usr
portsnap fetch
portsnap extract
portsnap update

Revision #3
Created 9 February 2020 21:51:07 by Eric Masson
Updated 11 May 2020 20:21:13 by Eric Masson