backup packages and ports

David Benfell benfell at
Thu May 26 07:25:39 UTC 2016

On 05/26/2016 12:14 AM, infinityux--- via freebsd-questions wrote:
> Hi all, recently I have installed Virtualbox and gimp by pkg install command. Is there any way backup these packages in a usb storage device or DVD which can be installed later without internet connection? 
There's 'pkg create' which creates .txz files from installed packages
that can be used with 'pkg add' to install identically configured
packages on another system of the same architecture. Is that what you're
looking for?

David Benfell, Ph.D.
benfell at

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