new user questions. (Before I back myself into a corner!)
dave at g8kbv.demon.co.uk
Sat Nov 27 17:40:50 UTC 2010
On 27 Nov 2010 at 11:22, Adam Vande More wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 27, 2010 at 11:06 AM, Dave <dave at g8kbv.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> > >
> > > /usr/ports/sysutils/screen/
> > >
> > Ryan, thanks, but no 'ports' is installed on this box, it was built
> > with a net install, from a V8.0 boot disk, earlier this year (April
> > if memory serves.)
> > I find now, that Sysinstall's ports management utility, has to be
> > "told" to go look for V8.1 stuff (the Options page) else it just
> > whinges about not being able to login to the repository ftp servers.
> As root, type "portsnap fetch extract"
> I also like tmux, it's BSD licensed and BSD-like in that is has easier
> to work with default settings. Once ports are installed you'll want
> to install a port managment tool, I prefer portmaster.
> Something like the following will get you up and running with
> portmaster and install tmux:
> cd /usr/ports/ports-mgmt/portmaster
> make install clean && rehash
> portmaster --no-confirm -D /usr/ports/sysutils/tmux && rehash
> Adam Vande More
Unless I hear from others a good reason why not, I'll be trying that
tomorrow, as I'm running out of time today to play any more. The first
of this years Xmas party's tonight. Tomorrow, I might be a little slow
as a result..
Best Regards to All.
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