firefox install problem

Steven Susbauer steven at
Tue Aug 10 04:29:18 UTC 2010

On 08/09/10 22:17, Fred Boatwright wrote:
> Hello,
> I have installed FreeBSD-8.0 from the CD and have it running ok.  I have
> installed several packages including thunderbird using pkg_add -r
> package_name.  When I try to install firefox I get a file unavailable
> error.  The web site shows firefox-3.6.8,1 is available (i386).  What
> can I do to install firefox?

You can manually download the package from a mirror and then install it 
with pkg_add (pkg_add firefox-3.6.8,1.tbz).

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