On Tue, 2004-07-13 at 00:44, Jonathan Chen wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 12, 2004 at 08:43:18AM +0100, Oryx wrote:
> > Hi, i'm just wondering how I could install gimp onto my box, I have
> > the package stuff but I don't know how to install it via console (i'm
> > new to freebsd by the way)
> If you have the package:
>     # pkg_add <name-of-gimp-package>
> If you don't have the package, but have a internet connection you can
> build it from source using the ports system:
>     # cd /usr/ports/graphics/gimp
>     # make install clean
> Cheers.

You should also be able to install the package directly off the internet
by executing the command:
  pkg_add -r gimp
This will produce the same results as the ports system, but is a
bit faster.  It will find the current version "automagically".  It is an
impressive feature of FreeBSD.

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