Questions tagged [pkgsrc]

Pkgsrc is NetBSD's package management framework

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OpenIndiana Hipster GUI (Illumos): How do I ensure my installed pkgsrc packages are always the latest?

I run OpenIndianaHipster GUI and would like to ensure that my pkgsrc packages are always the absolute latest available in the repos. What is required to do this (it's not particularly clear to me ...
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Making 'sudo pkg_add' work on NetBSD

Is there any way to make the simple command sudo pkg_add some-package work on an ordinary installation of NetBSD without recompiling anything from source code? All other Unix systems that I have ...
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How to install Chromium on NetBSD?

I installed NetBSD and Firefox browser successfully but cannot install Chromium: tak# pkgin install chromium calculating dependencies... done. nothing to do. tak# How to do this?
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What is the difference between FreeBSD ports and pkgsrc?

I understand that pkgsrc can be run on most Unices, including macOS, Linux, and Cygwin. What is the difference between FreeBSD ports and pkgsrc? Is it because pkgsrc wants to be inclusive of all ...
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NetBSD - Unable to install pkgin

I'm running NetBSD on the Raspberry Pi 1 Model B. uname -a NetBSD rpi 7.99.64 NetBSD 7.99.64 (RPI.201703032010Z) evbarm I'm trying to install pkgin but I'm receiving an error about version mismatch ....
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using pkgsrc in home directory in NetBSD

I'm new to NetBSD, although often using pkgsrc on ubuntu. I can build and install packages from source without any effect ubuntu's package dependencies. For example, even if ruby 2.2 is installed by ...
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pkgsrc's unzip is broken?

I'm trying to use pkgsrc on ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Installation was vary easy. $ cvs -q -z3 -d anoncvs@anoncvs.NetBSD.org:/cvsroot checkout -P pkgsrc $ ./bootstrap --unprivileged Then I installed unzip ...
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How do I use pkgsrc?

I'm running NetBSD in a virtual machine. Documentation and explanations on how to use pkgsrc are scarce. Let's say I want to install vim for NetBSD. What would I type? Do I need a URL? Do I need a ...
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What is PKG_PATH for linux?

I am using pkgsrc to install rootless packages in a linux environment. I don't know much about pkgsrc, but it seems need an environment variable PKG_PATH to download packages. My linux distribution ...
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Permissions for installing coreutils with pkgsrc on NetBSD

I'm trying to install coreutils on NetBSD 6.1.5 using the pkgsrc system. This is on the default install of 6.1.5. The only change made has been to install zsh and set it as my default shell for users ...