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So, let me be sure I understand this correctly.Packages are basically pre-compiled for you from a ports tree
- Ports have source code, that I compile on my machine (so no proprietary software)
- Packages have already compiled software (as in DEB, RPM, whether open source or proprietary)
- The advantage of ports is that it is like “tailored” for my machine specifically.
- As a newbie, it is easier to use packages not ports.
Please correct me/add/modify/comment.