I have a server running 11.3-p7 that has been upgraded over time since about 2009. When I originally built it, I chose not to use packages and I have been regretting that decision for years due to how much time it takes to handle updates. As I did not initially intend for it to be a server, I...
I am trying to understand how to troubleshoot an issue I have with a third party package in a jail.
In short, I have two jails, emby and emby2, both setup on 11.2-RELEASE and created using iocage on zfs dataset.
In the emby jail, I have the third party emby-server package installed...
I am looking for following version ports
Above listed ports are not available on http://pkg.freebsd.org/FreeBSD:10:amd64/
I checked all releases and quarterly folders but same version ports are not...
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Every once in a while we see new(er) users who get utterly confused with the whole ports collection and the package management system and as a result they're often having a hard time trying to understand how this whole thing actually works.
Hello, I am coming from Arch Linux and I am trying to find the correct pkg flag to replicate the pacman -S --asdeps package_name behavior. Context on what this command is and what am I trying to achieve from the pacman wiki:
Translating from Arch Linux to FreeBSD:
opphan packages in Arch are...
FreeBSD 11.0 RELEASE
I have binary packages installed using pkg. Works great and fine in itself.
I have installed from source some ports as the options used in the binary version was not what I needed. Works great and fine in itself.
Mixing both as such works as advertised, but I'm...
I usually compile the pkg program from ports, using saved source. Hence, no binary pkg bootstrapping installation is ever needed when I use (personally) archived packages.
Usually, when I decide to use the "pkg install" command to retrieve a package not yet in my personal archives, the "pkg...