ISO images

Ruben de Groot mail25 at
Wed Aug 17 13:15:05 UTC 2011

On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 10:56:35AM +0100, Rui Silva typed:
> Hi,
> 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 " 
> i386/8.2-RELEASE/packages/"
> Is there any complete ISO image that includes all the packages I saw  
> in " 
> 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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