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?



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