Usr ports updating

08-May-2017 16:22

This file describes various issues and additional steps users may encounter and need to perform when updating a port, including such things as file format changes, changes in locations of configuration files, or other such incompatibilities with previous versions.The author is the creator of nix Craft and a seasoned sysadmin and a trainer for the Linux operating system/Unix shell scripting.While you can install and use alternatives to the bundled software, you cannot easily or safely remove the ones that are included in the base system as these are considered functionally essential parts of the operating system.In contrast, optional software is managed using different processes, tools, and locations within the filesystem.However, I’ve tons of apps installed under Free BSD. Free BSD comes with various tools to to install and update software packages.

This guide can assist you in logging into your Free BSD server and setting up a reasonable working environment.

In this guide, we will discuss some of the benefits of the ports system and will demonstrate how to use it to acquire and manage additional software.