FreeBSD Port/Distribution Installation

Sukhbinder Singh sukhbinders at
Mon Apr 7 18:40:32 PDT 2003

ppp is up and running.

----- Original Message -----
From: David Banning <david at>
To: Sukhbinder Singh <sukhbinders at>
Sent: Monday, April 07, 2003 11:24 PM
Subject: Re: FreeBSD Port/Distribution Installation

> On Mon, Apr 07, 2003 at 11:00:52PM +0800, Sukhbinder Singh wrote:
> > I downloaded the port, packages and the distributions that I needed.
> > However, I am unable to run these packages. Like for instances, I want
> > run the X - Windows environment. I am unable to run it. I went to the
> > specific directory for example the XFree86 - 4 directory and typed "make
> > make install clean" at the command prompt but however I am unable to get
> > X - windows environment running. I do not know how to use the "pkg_add"
> > command. In other words I cannot get the programs, ports, distributions
> > the packages running which I had already downloaded. Any help will be
> > helpful.
> what happened to ppp? Once you have ppp installed then you are better
> setup to cvsup a "new" copy of the ports, and install X.

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