Ruben de Groot
mail25 at bzerk.org
Wed Aug 17 13:15:05 UTC 2011
On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 10:56:35AM +0100, Rui Silva typed:
> I want to install FreeBSD for the first time but I have some doubts
> regarding the ISO images.
> I have downloaded an ISO image (FreeBSD-8.2-RELEASE-i386-dvd1.iso)
> via torrent, but soon realised that the packages collection was very
> poor when compared to "ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/
> Is there any complete ISO image that includes all the packages I saw
> in "ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/i386/8.2-RELEASE/
> packages/"? That would be really nice.
Not a direct answer, but after installation from the DVD you have, you
can easily install any package from the ftp site by running
pkg_add -r <packagename>
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