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 : 220.127.116.1131
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.
Hello, I wanted to install the RabbitMQ broker on the purchased server. I tried a command like "pkg install rabbitmq" but it didn't help. I don't have root access, but I know pkg is loaded (v1.16.3). FreeBSD (v12.2-RELEASE-p5). The only commands that are available are:
pkg: not enough arguments...
I have a package that fails to build in my Poudriere repository, databases/postgresql-plv8js, due to it being marked as broken. Unfortunately this is a required package for the piece of ERP software the PostgreSQL database is built for. I have found the Github source for plv8 and I'm trying to...
I'm using FreeBSD 13 amd64, and the package server is pkg.freebsd.org.
gnome3 cannot be found in FreeBSD:13:amd64, but I can find it in FreeBSD:12:amd64 and FreeBSD:14:amd64.
I both tried quaterly and latest, but it doesn't seem to appear in both repositories.
I don't want to install it from...
I have 3 web servers running FreeBSD 11.4 and I want to upgrade them to 12.2. I upgraded one last night and ran into some issues I've never seen before in past FreeBSD updates. I'm always trying to learn new things and I figured maybe I haven't been doing things properly in the past...
I am configuring a development jail to use an internal pkg repository populated by Poudriere. The /usr/local/etc/pkg/repos/Poudriere.conf file contains this: