some simple Questions

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Thu Mar 6 21:32:24 UTC 2008

> I am new to Freebsd tho, long time Linux/Windows user.
> install software:
> seems the way to to this is pkg_add -r software-name
> system update:
> still not sure? tho this is probly something really simple, seems more the
> one way to do it.
> main difference between packages and ports?
files in /usr/ports are rules and patches to build programs from sources, 
excluding sources (which are downloaded when you type make or make 

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