How to install packages from local storage?

William A. Mahaffey III wam at
Mon Aug 1 03:24:00 UTC 2016

On 07/31/16 20:55, Manish Jain wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been asked by a friend to move 6 laptops in his company from
> Windows/Ubuntu to FreeBSD. I was wondering if I could save some time by
> not having to download the packages on each laptop. I would ideally like
> to download packages on 1 laptop, and then reuse those packages on the
> other laptops (probably via USB flash media).
> Is that possible ? If yes, can somebody please give me some useful
> how-to information ?
> Thanks
> Manish Jain
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Download & burn 1 of the install images to a flash drive & do all boxen 
from that. I did that w/ 3 boxen on my LAN, worked AOK. You can add 
scripts to automate things to the flash drive once you have burned it. 
$0.02, no more, no less ....


	William A. Mahaffey III


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