Installation instructions for Firefox somewhere?

cali calculus at
Mon Feb 28 00:51:12 GMT 2005

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John" <lists at>
To: <freebsd-questions at>
Sent: Monday, February 28, 2005 12:38 AM
Subject: Re: Installation instructions for Firefox somewhere?

> On Mon, 28 Feb 2005 00:53:29 +0100, Anthony Atkielski wrote
>> Unless the OS is a Swiss cheese of bugs, constant updating is not
>> necessary.  If the OS is so insecure that you must constantly update
>> just to stay ahead of the kiddies, it's time to think of installing a
>> different OS.
> Were we discussing the OS? I thought we were discussing ports in general 
> and
> firefox in particular. Ports have seperate security issues; they are not 
> part
> of the OS, hence the security message displayed after any port is 
> installed.
> Constant *vigilance* is neccesary - whether or not you update depends on 
> the
> situation and the reason. In my earlier posts I was just trying to 
> indicate
> how easy this would be with portupgrade. Now I find that there's something
> even easier called porteasy, and you apparently don't need the entire 
> ports
> tree to use it.
> this system is great :) so many different ways of accomplishing the same 
> goal.

there is also portmanager :)


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