Update and install new packages immediate after installation

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Mon Feb 19 16:21:37 UTC 2007

satimis <satimis at yahoo.com> writes:

> Please advise after installation completed how to read on CVS on the website
> to fetch fresh ports and src tree that I need installing further packages
> and updating the system.  Also how to read about its package management and
> how to startup.  I expect first to update the system before doing any
> further installations and/or customizations. Pointers would be appreciated. 

There are sections on these topics in the FreeBSD Handbook.

Specifically, installing new ports has its own section
and for getting updates (generally through cvsup rather than directly
accessing cvs remotely), see the section on the "cutting edge":

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