find ports that aren't required anymore

2013-08-31 Thread Dale Scott
I was using the postfix port, but decided to replace it with ssmtp to reduce ports in use and simplify system updating (deleting postfix with pkg_delete). Is it possible that deleting postfix will leave ports installed that aren't required anymore? Will pkg_delete also delete any dependencies no

Re: find ports that aren't required anymore

2013-08-31 Thread Dale Scott
Cool, thanks Mark. Guess that's also a reason to learn new pkg tools. . On 2013-08-31, at 1:41 PM, Mark Felder wrote: On Sat, Aug 31, 2013, at 14:19, Dale Scott wrote: I was using the postfix port, but decided to replace it with ssmtp to reduce ports in use and simplify

RE: how to correct portsnap corruption - SOLVED

2012-11-27 Thread Dale Scott
'rm -fr /var/db/portsnap/*' and then 'portsnap fetch portsnap extract' Thanks everyone! Dale Scott ___ mailing list To unsubscribe, send any mail

how to correct portsnap corruption

2012-11-26 Thread Dale Scott
Hi, I was running portsnap fetch on a remote terminal when my connection failed. After connecting running portsnap again, it appeared to complete correctly. However, when I run portsnap extract I get the following error: casper# portsnap extract /usr/ports/.cvsignore /usr/ports/CHANGES

Re: Famp Server

2012-10-30 Thread Dale Scott
- Original Message - From: Polytropon On Tue, 30 Oct 2012 06:26:19 -0700 (PDT), Hamisi Jabe wrote: Thanks for your quick reply, but would you please give me the right command pkg_add -r apache22 pkg_add -r mysql55-server pkg_add -r php5 i installed these

RE: FreeBSD 9x - PHP and MySQL

2012-10-20 Thread Dale Scott
There's no reason not to just use the latest in the ports tree, which as of now is: php5-5.4.7 mysql-server-5.5.28 I use phpmyadmin, which usually results in updating php5 every new release (which is why I'm on php5-5.4.7), although I'm still on mysql-server-5.5.16. -Original Message-

RE: FreeBSD Install Problem

2012-09-08 Thread Dale Scott
Check the SATA drive mode in the BIOS. It may need to be set to Compatibility (or vice versa). -Original Message- From: [] On Behalf Of Sent: Friday, September 07, 2012 6:20 PM To: 'Chris

RE: freebsd-update install question

2012-06-14 Thread Dale Scott
Should I install the libc souces? I had this error when upgrading 8.x (8.1 to 8.2?), and solved it by creating the directory only (actual sources not required). I recall someone had posted this solution to the list at the time. Regards, Dale ___

Re: recommendation(s) for new computer

2012-04-20 Thread Dale Scott
As do Intel (video) drivers - Original Message - From: Mark Felder To: Sent: Friday, April 20, 2012 1:49:13 PM Subject: Re: recommendation(s) for new computer nvidia drivers just work. That's what matters.

Re: FreeBSD 9.0 Snapshots

2012-03-23 Thread Dale Scott
See PR (This bug was fixed in head in -r230249, by mckusick Feb 7). To see the fix in your system now, I think you could update your system from the CURRENT branch (but as I said, you'll need to understand release engineering better than

Re: FreeBSD 9.0 Snapshots

2012-03-22 Thread Dale Scott
Has been fixed, but you need to understand release engineering better than me if you want the fix now. -- There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew. - Original Message - From: Volodymyr Kostyrko To: Cc:

non-responsive FreeBSD-9.0 after dump command

2012-01-18 Thread Dale Scott
I'm getting a non-responsive system after issuing dump on a relatively fresh install of FreeBSD-9.0-RELEASE. The system is a VirtualBox 4.1.2 vm, with a 20GB GPT system drive and a 20GB MBR backup drive. Since it was created, the ports tree has been updated and apache22, mysql55-server and

RE: Using Gnome ...

2012-01-17 Thread Dale Scott
If you're doing a new install and you're primarily after a desktop experience, go with PC-BSD 9.0 ( All the basics are looked after for you, including graphics config, auto-mounting USB drives, wireless ... It has a graphical package installer for PC-BSD PBI packages, but

help accessing mdbtools man pages in /usr/local/share/man

2012-01-16 Thread Dale Scott
I installed mdbtools from source on github and it put its man pages in /usr/local/share/man/man1, where the default man command doesn't find them (although man -M /usr/local/share/man mdb-export works). From man hier, it looks like the man pages should have been put into /usr/local/man. Is

Re: help accessing mdbtools man pages in /usr/local/share/man - SOLVED

2012-01-16 Thread Dale Scott
- Original Message - From: Yuri Pankov Date: Monday, January 16, 2012 13:49 Just use `man /full/path/to/the/manpage`. Also check man(1) and man.conf(5) on how to specify additional MANPATHs. Thanks Yuri! As per man.conf(5), I created

portaudit report against web app since updated (by web app itself)

2012-01-05 Thread Dale Scott
I originally installed WordPress as a port because it was convenient to way to make sure I had all the PHP dependencies. However, I've since updated WordPress internally a number of times, and am now getting portaudit advisories against the original port that was installed. I'd prefer not to

Re: Revision control advice

2011-12-22 Thread Dale Scott
Absolutely go distributed vcs over centralized. Keeping code always under version control, even when local in your sandbox, is extremely powerful. And since a distributed vcs can be used as a centralized vcs, there's really no technical reason to use a centralized vcs. - Original Message

RE: Webmail for local system mail

2011-11-19 Thread Dale Scott
sysutils/webmin will work without much configuration. Some of the other more traditional one like squirrelmail will work as well, but some extra config may be required. Webmin++ (and just plain handy for a whole lot more!) Dale ___

RE: Groupware like OX for FreeBSD?

2011-10-22 Thread Dale Scott
I'd like to know whether the power to serve OS FreeBSD is also capable of hosting a groupware like OX. I want to build a grupware server and found OX really nice. Our lab's administration is using OX. Googling open-xchange freebsd turns up a few circa-2005 tutorials and quite a bit of

How do you install utility built using gnu toolchain?

2011-05-12 Thread Dale Scott
It's pretty general question, but is it typically standard procedure for a utility building using the GNU tool chain to be able to install itself into /usr/local/bin? E.g. # gmake install ?? Is there anything a newb can check for without having to fully understand the complete build procedure

RE: Shopping cart other than OSCommerce?

2010-12-07 Thread Dale Scott
As for PHP and security, well, when someone ends up getting married to three abusive drunks in a row, there is more going on with that then random chance or even bad luck. I'll interpret that as saying a large percentage of the PHP apps vying for your attention are crap, but buyer beware. Just

Re: RE: ZFS woes

2010-08-10 Thread Dale Scott
the entire drive would be faster for me than figuring out the calculation (about 18 hrs to zero the entire drive, at least it was mostly while sleeping): dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/ad3 bs=64K (no idea if the block size is optimal or even relevant). Dale Scott

Re: BSD logo (a moderate opinion)

2010-07-28 Thread Dale Scott
wouldn't object to one or two more officially sanctioned mascots and logos either. Dale Scott - Original Message - From: David Brodbeck Date: Wednesday, July 28, 2010 11:25 Subject: Re: BSD logo To: On Tue, July 27, 2010 3:09 pm, Chip Camden wrote

Re: PDF storage software recommendations?

2010-06-17 Thread Dale Scott
the strawman and get some critique. Dale == Dale Scott, P.Eng. e-mail: ___ mailing list

RE: Media streaming

2010-05-27 Thread Dale Scott
... So I am search of a media server that can transcode from native format to MPEG2 on the fly that does not require a GUI. I'm experimenting with FreeNAS (FreeBSD? NanoBSD?), which uses Fuppes (Free uPnP Entertainment Services) for on-the-fly transcoding (I'm streaming to a plasma tv from the

RE: sysinstall and the Right Terminal

2010-01-23 Thread Dale Scott
Using Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) and GNOME Terminal 2.28.1, $TERM is Xterm. $ echo $TERM Xterm $ The only thing I'd change about the mapping is that I'd rather flash the screen instead of ringing the bell. -Original Message- From:

Re: sysinstall and the Right Terminal

2010-01-22 Thread Dale Scott
regularily login to my fbsd 7 and 8 boxes from an Ubuntu laptop using ssh in Terminal and run sysinstall. I've never encountered this problem though. -- Dale Scott Calgary, AB, Canada ___ mailing list http

setting console width when running FreeBSD in VirtualBox

2010-01-19 Thread Dale Scott
I have a FreeBSD production server and want to create a development-test server on my Vista laptop using a dump of the production server running in VIrtualBox. I use Putty to access my production server and can resize the console by dragging a corner of the Putty window. However, the VirtualBox

Re: setting console width when running FreeBSD in VirtualBox

2010-01-19 Thread Dale Scott
Doh! Thanks. I'm now connected to local dev-test vm with PuTTY (like font better than VirtualBox also). I looked at vidcontrol, but the obvious solution is the winner. -- Dale Scott Calgary, Canada - Original Message - From: Polytropon Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2010