The Ports collection / FreeBSD CDs
list-freebsd-2004 at morbius.sent.com
Tue Sep 12 04:10:56 PDT 2006
On Tuesday 12 September 2006 11:41, Jeff Rollin wrote:
> To take your last question first: The ports collection allows you to
> install software from source that does not come as part of the base
> distribution - that equates, more or less, to stuff that on FreeBSD
> installs itself to directories in / and /usr. The base distribution
> includes stuff like the X Window System, but not KDE, Firefox or MH, the
> mail handler.
The base system doesn't include X Windows.
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