some simple Questions
wmoran at potentialtech.com
Thu Mar 6 19:06:25 UTC 2008
In response to Nex6 <myndshell at gmail.com>:
> install software:
> seems the way to to this is pkg_add -r software-name
packages: use pkg_add -r
ports: cd /usr/ports/category/port-name && make install
> system update:
> still not sure? tho this is probly something really simple, seems more the
> one way to do it.
cvsup is the canonical way:
But stuff like freebsd-upate has streamlined this a lot:
> main difference between packages and ports?
Packages are precompiled. Ports are not. Ports can be made into
packages, the reverse is not true. See the above link.
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