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    audio/mumble build error "pkg-config could not find package x11"

    Hello Forum, i have done my regular upgrade with pkg and i build on ports a hand full packages on my own for changed options. Now i got this on audio/mumble: ... Reading /usr/ports/audio/mumble/work/mumble-1.3.0/src/mumble/mumble.pro Project ERROR: pkg-config could not find package x11 ***...
  2. Keve

    Solved Custom building a port (maybe more than one)

    For one of my projects I need Perl to access data from a database. SQLite3 would be perfectly suitable for my needs, except for the fact that by default SQLite does not know my national characters. For example, a SELECT UPPER(person_name) FROM people; turns all ASCII characters of the name to...
  3. D

    X.org port won't install

    This is my first bout with FreeBSD, having decided to give a non-Linux *nix a whirl (I've installed a dual-boot setup on a laptop, but I'm trying to learn the ropes first on a VM; I've downloaded the .vhd file.) I decided to try to install everything via ports (since I've read that pkg and...
  4. Samantha1996

    [Question]Making your very own "ports" system

    Greetings. I was a BSD user a long time ago, and I just came back to the squad this week. I knew BSD variants are easy to hack and this is what make them awesome! But I have a problem in the process of hacking. I just changed the system name variable in `newvers.sh` file and it's not FreeBSD...
  5. W

    Port for logitechmediaserver on FreeBSD 11.2 may be bad

    I am trying to install logitechmediacenter in a FreeNAS 11.2 jail. All the components (python, Curl etc.) seem to install fine. When it gets to the end of the installation I get the following errors: ===> Checking if logitechmediaserver is already installed ===> Registering installation for...
  6. cederom

    12.0-RELEASE -> 13.0-CURRENT breaks make config

    Hello world :-) I have switched from 12.0-RELEASE to 13.0-CURRENT. Replaced kernel and base. Now I want to recompile all ports with poudriere.. 1. Make config on all ports shows some core dump thus defaulting all my configs. How can I fix that? How can I switch debug / verbose on 'make config'...
  7. z3R0

    FreeBSD 12 zsh config not generated on install

    Hi, I installed zsh on FreeBSD 12 but it doesn’t run the usual script that generates that default config files (.zshrc .zshenv .zprofile etc...) This is a clean install (no previous config files) I’ve tried installing from ports with make as well as using pkg. How can I generate the config...
  8. F

    managing port in user account

    Hi Are you doing all your ports's related stuffs in root or in your user account ? I think I should be able to do everything in user account, except when running make install which obviously require root account. But when I try to make a package I got error like => /usr/ports/distfiles/ is...
  9. I

    A possible solution to fix Open vSwitch

    I think I might have solved the Open vSwitch issue that some people have been having (including myself). So, since Open vSwitch was broken for me anyway I decided to do a little "hacking" of the files in the ports tree for OVS. I noticed that the Makefile configures OVS to be built with shared...
  10. Y

    mlterm package compile options

    Hi, I have recently installed mlterm on my system since it's the best (if not the only) terminal emulator with decent Arabic/RTL support (tried urxvt, but it doesn't play well with Arabic). I use mlterm because my main IRC client is irssi and mlterm works nicely with that in terms of Arabic...
  11. Nyakov

    Create something like PBI with current ports/pkg system?

    After encountered a bunch of not working pkg-s and other constant problems with them I became curios about how unrightfully forgotten BPI works? Can someone summarize the mechanics? What can be made to create something like BPI with current ports\pkg system?
  12. akkornel

    Solved Python-based CLI command, how to avoid conflicts in /usr/local/bin?

    Hello! I would like some advice on how to port a command-line program that is written in Python. I have a program that runs on the command-line, and is written entirely in Python. It can be built against Python 2.7 or 3.4+ with no problems. It is distributed via PyPi, so I have started...
  13. goshanecr

    Is is correct to have many devel/llvm versions installed?

    Hi friends! When installs from scratch new system with llvm 6.0.1 in base, many ports installs other (older) versions of llvm. Is it needed or it is a rudiments in that ports?
  14. mustafa987

    Solved download port source file first

    When installing ( let's say Chrome) from ports collection on FreeBSD, how can I make it download Chrome and all of it's dependencies first then after that compiling them when going offline Note: I don't want to download the source of all the port tree collection, I want it to download only...
  15. NapoleonWils0n

    Solved Building Blender port with video editor enabled

    Hi All Although Blender is mainly used as a 3D creation suite it also has probably the best video editor available on linux or unix, and the closest thing i have found to final cut pro Unfortunately the video editor isnt enabled in the blender pkg, im not sure if its a licensing issue that...
  16. L

    Port install problem

    I am trying to install rsync from the ports collection. /usr/ports/net/rsync # make install clean I get an error: "Ports Collection support for your FreeBSD version has ended, and no ports are guaranteed to build on this system. Please upgrade to a supported release." I check the version...
  17. GregTheHun

    Solved Newer packages not able to be installed

    Hello all, Just looking through and trying to install a newer package I saw in the ports section of the site and I noticed this: What it appears to be is after doing this: pkg clean -a pkg update -f I cannot seem to install the newest version of elasticsearch and it does not want to update...
  18. M

    Can't find smb4.conf

    I've installed FreeBSD 11.2, and i've installed samba too, I use pkg install samba command. When the setup is completed, it says 'your configuration is on /usr/local/etc/smb4.conf'. But when I go to /usr/local/etc directory, I can't find smb4.conf file. I go to /etc and i t same the file is...
  19. S

    Deterministic Software Install/Maintenance Method

    All, Over the past few years have spent a significant amount of time (seemingly endless) on port/package maintenance tasks. It seems that we should be able to: 100%: Use pkg for any/all installs and maintenance tasks (if no custom config options are required) -or- 100%: Use ports for any/all...
  20. T

    (Where) Are the topics mentioned in the pkg-message of firefox being worked on?

    Hello, when installing firefox from packages or ports you will be presented with this as part of the pkg-message. Sadly it doesn't mention something like bug numbers or anything like that so I think it's hard to act upon this if one wanted to get the hands dirty. It's also not clear where...