pkg: listing installed packages from a particular category

Thomas Mueller mueller6724 at
Thu Jan 1 12:40:36 UTC 2015

> > Is there a way, with pkg, to list all installed packages belonging to a particular category, such as www?

> > I know 
> > pkg info -a
> > lists all installed packages,
> > but I want to list all packages from a particular category, such as www, databases, security, lang or the like.

> pkg info -g "security/*"

> Best regards,
> Bapt

That's the trick I couldn't find readily, it works!

Thanks for the tip!


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