On Sun, Mar 14, 2004 at 11:00:53PM -0600, Jason Zimberoff wrote: > Hello all. > > I am very new to FreeBSD - so apologies for being a newbie and all... > > Here is my uname output: > > FreeBSD freeBSD.comcast.com 5.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 5.0-RELEASE #0: Thu Jan 16 22:16:53 > GMT 2003 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386 > > I have tons of questions, but I will start with 2: > > 1. the book I bought "FreeBSD unleashed" by Urban and Tiemann says that I > should be able to use the command "pkg_update" to install newer versions > of things that are already installed. On my machine right now, it just > returns "command not found" when try to run pkg_update. > > pkg_add is working fine.
pkg_update was removed a while ago..it was incomplete and no-one was working on it. Most people use the portupgrade port to update their ports thesedays. > 2. Is this the best place to ask questions like this? Yes. Kris
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