Howto: FreeBSD, OpenBSD, and NetBSD package management

This is a step by step guide for BSD operating systems, which discusses the basics of package management. Each member of the BSD family has a slightly different approach for package management, but all share common themes,

Article covers:
a) FreeBSD Ports and Packages
b) OpenBSD Ports and Packages
c) NetBSD pkgsrc

FTA “…Whichever BSD you use, the basics of package management are similar. Tools such as pkg_add and pkg_delete are available and, although they may differ slightly in usage, moving between them is relatively easy…”, Read more

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