Frequently Asked Questions for FreeBSD 11.X and 12.X

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This is the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for FreeBSD versions 12.X and 11.X. Every effort has been made to make this FAQ as informative as possible; if you have any suggestions as to how it may be improved, send them to the FreeBSD documentation project mailing list.

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Table of Contents
1. Introduction
2. Documentation and Support
3. Installation
4. Hardware Compatibility
4.1. General
4.2. Architectures and Processors
4.3. Hard Drives, Tape Drives, and CD and DVD Drives
4.4. Keyboards and Mice
4.5. Other Hardware
5. Troubleshooting
6. User Applications
7. Kernel Configuration
8. Disks, File Systems, and Boot Loaders
9. ZFS
10. System Administration
11. The X Window System and Virtual Consoles
12. Networking
13. Security
14. PPP
15. Serial Communications
16. Miscellaneous Questions
17. The FreeBSD Funnies
18. Advanced Topics
19. Acknowledgments

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