Freebsd Install Ports

Posted : admin On 12/25/2021
  1. Freebsd Ports Install Without Prompt

ZFS hasn’t been limited to this use case on FreeBSD for years. In particular:. The official Poudriere system for building ports in the new pkgng system uses ZFS to create isolated pools that are blown away once a port is built. Whenever you install a package on FreeBSD now, it’s been built this way. It’s also how you build custom ports now. Been using ports since FreeBSD 4.9. I still have a 9.3 system and three 10.1 systems. I use the ports system on all 4. I've just been doing it this way for so long that it's second nature to me. Maybe some day I'll move everything to the package system. The FreeBSD operating systems offers Ports Collection as a simple way to install various applications. Each port contains any patches necessary to make the original application source code compile and run on FreeBSD based system. By default, the Ports Collection itself is stored as a subdirectory of /usr/ports.


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Freebsd Ports Install Without Prompt

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The FreshPorts team does not create ports; we just tell you about the latest changes. The FreeBSD Ports team creates, maintains, and upgrades the ports. Who do I talk to about a port? The official mailing list is [email protected] More information all FreeBSD mailing lists can be obtained from FreeBSD Mailing Lists. How do I get these. A FreeBSD installation is started by booting the computer with a FreeBSD installation CD, DVD, or USB memory stick. The installer is not a program that can be run from within another operating system. In addition to the standard installation media which contains copies of all the FreeBSD installation files, there is a bootonly variant.

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Hi guys!
I'm now using ports to install packages in my Freebsd 7.1-release laptop.
However, using ports means compiling software by executing make install clean. This is great since it automatically fetches the dependencies then compile them.
Here is my concern though, using make install clean, most of the packages have configuration options in which I have to manually choose the options. So if I install packageA with a lot of dependencies, those dependencies may have each a configuration option in which I have to select.
Is there a way in which if I use make install clean, it will accept the default configs of the packages so that the installation will go smooth without me to select options. In this way, I can leave my computer on at night installing while I sleep.
I'm very new to FreeBSD/Unix/Linux and just installed a 9.1RC2 system with X. After reading the whole handbook, I'm still quite unsure how I properly uninstall ports I don't need and especially, how I remove their dependencies.
For example...I installed firefox...and I didn't like it. So (before reading the handbook), I typed
and got rid of it.
However, it probably only removed firefox, not the dependencies.
How can I do that? What should I do now to remove the (unused) dependencies of firefox?
I installed cutleaves, but when I use it, it just asks me about every installed port if I want to remove it or not. Isn't there a way to detect, which ports a port depends on and which ports depend on it and offer a method to get rid of all the dependency-ports which are not used by any other port?
Thanks a lot, I would just like to have a clean system.