Bsd updating ports collection
In the next few articles, I'll walk you through some concrete examples to get you started in using these utilities effectively.
First, let's review the ports structure, where it's installed on your system, and how you can keep it up to date.
They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. ISO...ook/for aol, Gaim works with AOL protocols, among others. Whether you use the ports collection as suggested by others, or you use the pkg_add command as I suggested (which is way faster than building from ports), you absolutely must update your ports collection and database using the cvsup command.
The first step is to login as a user with root priveledges and download the latest ports collection snapshot. Older releases are not supported and may or may not work correctly with an up-to-date ports collection.Over time, changes to the ports collection may rely on features that are not present in older releases. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.This book contains many real life examples derived from the author's experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. but if you want the "official" AOL client you can install it from: /usr/ports/net/aim It requires the linux emulation layer to be installed (you probably did this anyway).
You'll get an idea of the power and the flexibility of the ports collection and will uncover tips and tricks you've never thought of.