On 10/31/07, John <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > I hope this is an appropriate list for this type of question; please let > me > know if another list is more suitable to newbie-type quesions. > > I've been using Linux for a long time, and every year or so I have a crack > at *BSD to see what I'm missing. But it never works out. > > So, trying again... > > I think I want to start with FreeBSD 6.2 with Xorg upgraded to 7.3. I > tried > to accomplish this over the course of several installs. In the end, I > decided this should work: > > a) install 6.2, plain User setup (NOT with Xorg, and NOT with ports) > > b) portsnap fetch > > c) portsnap extract > > d) cd to /usr/ports/x11/xorg and make install clean > > When I do pkg_version -v, it SEEMS to have installed the xorg that I want. > > Is this the right procedure to start with?
Yes. The file you should be aware of from now on is /usr/ports/UPDATING. It's notes for updating. But you didn't update anything, you installed from scratch. Should I have set up that > vulnerability database? What're you thinking of? portaudit? Any advice appreciated. > > John > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to " > [EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"