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I am a newbie on FreeBSD,but use Slackware Linux a lot.Right now,I would like to upgrade my firefox on FreeBSD because it's obsolete (184.108.40.206).However,when I delete the package,it has dependencies with other package like gnome.How can I overcome it?Most importantly,how can I upgrade my firefox?
In Slackware linux,I just have to issue command upgradepkg to upgrade my package.Although FreeBSD is a lot like Slackware,it has some differences between them,like package upgrade.
Please drop me a line if you know how to upgrade firefox on FreeBSD.
Distribution: Mac OS X 10.6.6, Gentoo Linux, FreeBSD 6.0
Do you have the Ports collection installed? I highly recommend having it installed. There's a program called portupgrade that can be used for upgrading the various installed ports. The FreeBSD Handbook has a great page on using the Ports Collection. Definitly worth checking out the section on installing packages and ports. It will save you from a lot of stress in the future.
Then which one do you think is better?I like FreeBSD more than Slackware Linux right now.
Such questions do not have accurate answers. What you will get is just personal opinion which greatly differs between individuals.
To resolve your Firefox issues, install the ports collection as mentioned above and portupgrade. If you want flash, realplayer and acroread support, then I suggest you install linux-firefox (its a package in freebsd ports) instead of BSDs firefox.