Which is the right package to install

Kris Kennaway kennaway at usc.edu
Thu Apr 29 22:45:44 PDT 2004

On Apr 29, 2004, at 10:30 PM, Stephen Liu wrote:

>> Those aren't packages.  Either compile the port (in
>> which case you
>> don't have to worry about what to download) or
>> download the package
>> from the freebsd.org ftp site.
> Hi Kris,
> Tks for your advice.
> firefox-0.8 is not available on port.  I have searched
> following URL manually.
> ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-5.2-release/ 
> Latest/

firefox 0.8 certainly is available in the ports collection  
(www/firefox), it's just that  packages for releases are not updated.   
See http://www.freebsd.org/ports for information about the ports  
collection, packages, and how to use them.


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