Tuesday, January 19, 2016

FreeBSD: easy way to find and install ports

- Use the command whereis to find ports e.g. sudo:

root@FreeBSD:/ # whereis sudo
sudo: /usr/ports/security/sudo

- cd into /usr/ports and use command make search name=program name

root@FreeBSD:/usr/ports # make search name=sudo
Port:   sudo-1.8.15
Path:   /usr/ports/security/sudo
Info:   Allow others to run commands as root
Maint:  garga@FreeBSD.org
B-deps: expat-2.1.0_3 gettext-runtime-0.19.6 gettext-tools-0.19.6 indexinfo-0.2.4
R-deps: gettext-runtime-0.19.6 indexinfo-0.2.4
WWW:    http://www.sudo.ws/

- Installing sudo:

cd /usr/ports/security/sudo/ && make install clean


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