I'm experimenting with jails and I can see two ways of installing packages (using the pkg command).
For example, to install vim:
either log into the jail and run
# pkg install vim
or, from the host
# pkg -j myjail install vim
I can see the benefit of the first way (from inside the...
I stumbled upon this line in the FreeBSD official documentation:
I'm stunned because I've been looking for ways to work with FreeBSD without FTP for days and it seems impossible.
pkg install uses FTP and I find no way to globally override this
freebsd-update uses FTP and I find no way to...
Hi! I've just made a fresh installation of FreeBSD 10.2 RELEASE and I would like to install the latest version of Lumina desktop using pkg. Then, if I look at pkg.freebsd.org, inside the FreeBSD 10.x directory for i386 (http://pkg.freebsd.org/freebsd:10:x86:32/latest/All/), I see the latest...
If I have some origins set for pkg using a command like..
# pkg set -o lang/php56:lang/php54
... then how do I list and manage those settings? I.e. if I have a machine I am not familiar with, how can I check what options have been changed for pkg using the set command?
I assume Squid 4.0.1 has make errors because it was released just a few days ago? 4.0.1 also does not seem to be in the package install, only 3+ is in pkg install. How long until it is usually in the pkg install database? I tried the usual manual download, config, make, etc. And it seems to have...
I recently upgraded this machine to 10.2-RELEASE, and did a pkg upgrade.
$ pkg info pkg
Name : pkg
Version : 1.5.6
Installed on : Sat Sep 19 04:50:32 IST 2015
Origin : ports-mgmt/pkg
Architecture : freebsd:10:x86:64
Prefix : /usr/local
Categories : ports-mgmt