A master list

Simon Barner barner at gmx.de
Thu Jan 6 06:47:10 PST 2005

Beau Lewis wrote:
> Hello, do you have a "master list" of all of free bsd's ports. I would
> like to know some of them but I don't know what is available. If you
> would please send ma a master list or give me a link to a master list
> please let me know

If you already have a FreeBSD installation, you can search the ports

cd /usr/ports
make search name=foo    # matches package name
make search key=bar     # matches package description

A very nice web-based tool is

And finally, to browse the ports collection by category, please go to


P.S.: I just noticed: A shorter answer would have been:
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