Popular FreeBSD content creator RoboNubbie posted a video walkthrough for installing and configuring FreeBSD in which he details the way in which you should install nvidia drivers (
He advises to use `pkg search nvidia`, and then pick out the...
I have a chicken&egg problem...
I tried to update Python according to the instructions in /usr/ports/UPDATING, using portmaster.
To begin, portmaster uninstalled ports-mgmt/pkg.
Then the installation of the new version of ports-mgmt/pkg failed, because it conflicts with security/base-audit. (If...
I searched first, but can't find an example of this - I must be missing something.
I can install packages using a custom repo on the host, using poudriere:
$ doas pkg install dokuwiki
Updating FreeBSD repository catalogue...
FreeBSD repository is up to date.
Micro looks great. ;)
For some unknown reason pkg install micro or pkg install editors/micro, even pkg install micro-2.0.10_2 not working, - exit with no Errors with:
The most recent versions of packages are already installed
BUT nothing really by pkg info micro or pkg info | grep editor...
Discussion: I set up a Poudriere repo on host A (192.168.1.149). It has all the packages needed to bootstrap pkg on another host with a barebones install. My issue seems to be with bootstrapping pkg on a bare-bones host B (192.168.1.120), a practice VM. On host B, I pointed pkg to the Poudriere...
Hey, I'm just starting my adventure with freebsd.
And the problem appeared right at the beginning, while running the first command pkg install bacula-server
I get an error:
FreeBSD repository is up to date.
All repositories are up to date.
pkg: No packages avaliable to install matching...
have been using FreeBSD for a long time. I just downloaded and installed FreeBSD 13.1
When I use "pkg install" to install basic applications, "pkg" takes like 2 mins to update repository catalogue and when installing an application which has like 5 dependencies, it will fetch...
I am experimenting with boot environments and observing some very weird behavior related to installing/removing packages via pkg -c /tmp/path/to/be <command>. Any time I attempt to install/remove packages in a non-current boot environment using this incantation and then immediately bectl...
I noticed that pkg was downloading stuff really slower than axel on the same computer or other windows and Linux machines and even my Android phone on the same network
searching the forums I saw a lot of posts about pkg being slow and always users answer was that "the problem is the...
Suddenly I realized that 9 of of 10 games [except Dragons age origin :-( ] that I usually play work great on FreeBSD with wine-6.
Now I want to leave this very version of wine forever! As far as I know, pkg lock wine should be enough here, right?
And another question is more about...
I use to us freebsd for server builds around 20 years ago LOL, yeh I'm an old bugger :) These days I'm using fedora and macos and wanted to to give freebsd another whirl.
Anyway using 14-current I figured neovim would be be in packages?
pkg install neovim
However it appears not...
I performed a pkg update/upgrade and pkg downloaded and reinstalled the nvidia-driver binary against the version I installed from ports with this option:
ACPI_PM : on
How can I prevent that pkg overwrites software installed from the ports collection?
While upgrading packages today, I noticed that the updated graphics/proj package 'proj-8.2.1,1' now has a flat file size of 2.07GiB! The previous version of the package used to be around 450MB. Is this huge increase in file size expected?
Here are the details of the package from pkg info proj...
I've installed Plex media server 10th November from package
# pkg info plexmediaserver
Name : plexmediaserver
Version : 18.104.22.16831
Installed on : Wed Nov 10 17:40:49 2021 MSK
Origin : multimedia/plexmediaserver
Hello, I've trying to install some packages with pkg install, but the process is too slow today. How can I change the source? I've installed fastest_pkg from ports. But this util did not respond after start? Or Should I wait for it to finish?
I have a fresh installation of FreeBSD 13.0-Release on a machine without internet connection. Some time ago, to install pkg, I would enter "/usr/ports/ports-mgmt/pkg" and call "make" to build it. However, now I am getting the following errors:
In other words, to build "pkg" from ports, it...
I don't recall seeing this before:
… pkg package missing, cleaning all packages... done
Seen at two different computers.
At the first computer, I'm trying to begin building electron12.
At the second computer (below), I'm trying to build Konsole.