pkg_version command

It is recommended that to keep FreeBSD systems up to date with the latest application security patches installed via ports collection. The yum command line tool is used to install and update software packages under CentOS / RHEL / Fedora Linux. However, I’ve tons of apps installed under FreeBSD. How do I upgrade all packages under FreeBSD?

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I tried a binary upgrade method, but it failed due to custom kernel installed on my FreeBSD 7.1_p5 64 bit AMD systems. How do I upgrade my FreeBSD server using source code method?

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Q. How do I know what packages are available to be updated on my FreeBSD Server system? How do I list all outdated packages under FreeBSD / OpenBSD operating system?

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