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    Solved How do I install packages on old versions?

    I have an old machine (10.4-RELEASE) and I need to install Python 3.8 on it. This is my pkg.conf file: FreeBSD: { url: "pkg+${ABI}/quarterly", mirror_type: "srv", signature_type: "fingerprints", fingerprints: "/usr/share/keys/pkg", enabled: yes } This is what...
  2. yaslam

    Solved Offline installation of packages

    Hi everyone, I am a FreeBSD beginner and I have a system that is offline, this means I can't use any online package repo to install packages on said machine. This machine uses the i386 architecture and is on FreeBSD 12.0. Is there a way to download a repository of all the latest binary packages...
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    pkg repositories provided by the FreeBSD project needs to grow up (sigh)

    So I like having packages. But far too often I end up in situations like this: tingo@kg-core2$ openscad Cannot mix incompatible Qt library (5.14.2) with this library (5.15.0) Abort trap (core dumped) Fine, I'll just upgrade OpenSCAD then tingo@kg-core2$ sudo pkg update -f Updating FreeBSD...
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    Unable to install or find Firefox in repositories

    After a fresh install of freebsd 12.1 I changed pkg repos to latest. Did a pkg update -f. I am unable to install Firefox. I get a message saying no packages available to install matching Firefox have been found in the repositories. Will someone be willing to assist me as to how to proceed...
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    Creating a custom repo with poudriere output and standalone builds

    Hi, before using poudriere I built a bunch of "standalone" packages. ( pkg create -ao /usr/ports/packages/All, or simply by running "make package; make install" in some ports). I also created some packages with poudriere using a limited list. My question is pretty simple, is it there any way...
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    Building my own port/package distributing over self hosted repo

    Hi, from the question you can guess I'm relatively new to FreeBSD.... What I wanna do is to build a package (web application from a git repository) and install it with pkg on a target system. So by reading a lot (handbook, porters handbook, web) my understanding is that I would place my...
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    Solved Maintaining packages with custom options

    Hi all, I'd like to follow the quarterly package repository (because I value stability and reliability over new features), but I need to have a few packages compiled with custom options, and this results in a problem: Ports does not have a quarterly release, only a "rolling release" of sorts...
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    Pkg package repository using ports-mgmt/poudriere. With or without ZFS.

    This is a HOWTO on how to build your own ports-mgmt/pkg packages in a jail using ports-mgmt/poudriere. Few notes about notation: First few mentions of a ported program will be a "port link", like net/mtr. I will not repeat the link too many times however. I will use a link to a manual page...