In response to Nex6 <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>: > > install software: > seems the way to to this is pkg_add -r software-name
packages: use pkg_add -r ports: cd /usr/ports/category/port-name && make install See: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/ports.html > system update: > still not sure? tho this is probly something really simple, seems more the > one way to do it. cvsup is the canonical way: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/cutting-edge.html But stuff like freebsd-upate has streamlined this a lot: http://www.daemonology.net/freebsd-update/ > main difference between packages and ports? Packages are precompiled. Ports are not. Ports can be made into packages, the reverse is not true. See the above link. -- Bill Moran http://www.potentialtech.com _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"