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amgpuma
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Add Freshports

Post by amgpuma » Wed May 16, 2018 6:03 am

Hi there,
I was looking for some updated versions of software and found them available at freshports but I'm not sure whether I should install it or not. Couple of them are KDE which include plenty of dependencies and in addition I always heard it's not a good idea to install ports & packages. How could I sort it out?would it jeopardise the system? Thanks for your comments

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Re: Add Freshports

Post by jmp20 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:26 pm

Hi, I added the FreeBSD repository to GhostBSD then installed KDE5 plasma. I had absolutely no problems. Check this post:

https://forums.ghostbsd.org/viewtopic.p ... =jvm#p6141

Here is a screenshot of my GhostBSD with KDE5 plasma:
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Re: Add Freshports

Post by ericbsd » Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:17 pm

@jmp20 Mixing the FreeBSD repository with the GhostBSD repository is not a good idea since we don't the same ports build.

@amgpuma Plasma package should be available in the GhostBSD repository.

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