Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back > Forums > Other *NIX Forums > *BSD
User Name
*BSD This forum is for the discussion of all BSD variants.
FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, etc.


  Search this Thread
Old 08-10-2006, 10:18 AM   #1
Senior Member
Registered: Dec 2003
Posts: 3,161
Blog Entries: 4

Rep: Reputation: 136Reputation: 136
FreeBSD - Binary packages question

Is there an easy way to just get the FreeBSD binary package for the latest firefox. I tried Ports, but it began downloading the source for 1.0.7? I know about pkg_add, but that doesn't actually use a source repository, does it?

I'm using FreeBSD 6.0. BTW, for the first time, I've got online using FreeBSD and configured my sound card as well. So looking forward to a more successful journey this time.
Old 08-10-2006, 11:57 AM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: Dec 2003
Posts: 3,161
Blog Entries: 4

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 136Reputation: 136
Oh dear, as I speak this, I've clobbered KDE's fonts. All I get now is boxes instead of text. I was just following the FreeBSD handbook about installing more fonts. Guess I should learn more before I venture into ports.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Are there any binary package resource sites for FreeBSD ?? alred *BSD 6 08-09-2005 02:58 AM
upgrading (binary) of FreeBsd 4.10 stockerz *BSD 3 05-11-2005 03:56 PM
Installing binary packages GSX Linux - General 2 03-16-2005 02:04 AM
Quick question regarding installing packages in freebsd obelxi *BSD 1 03-15-2005 01:08 PM
Create binary packages of LFS 5.0 pengStudent Linux From Scratch 7 11-16-2003 04:36 PM > Forums > Other *NIX Forums > *BSD

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:09 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration