BIP KB Tag: package management

How To Manage Packages On FreeBSD 10.1 With Pkg

This tutorial is part 6 of 7 in the series: Getting Started with FreeBSD Introduction to FreeBSD on a VPS server FreeBSD binary package manager, pkg, can be used to easily manage the installation of pre-compiled applications, the FreeBSD equivalent Debian and RPM packages. When compared with the other prevalent method of software installation on FreeBSD 10.1, compiling ports with the Ports Collection, using packages provides a simpler and...
By bobby, January 23, 2015

How To Install And Manage Ports On FreeBSD 10.1

This tutorial is part 7 of 7 in the series: Getting Started with FreeBSD. Introduction FreeBSD is a powerful operating system capable of functioning in a variety of roles. Part of what makes this operating system an ideal choice in many scenarios is its reputation for flexibility. A large contribution to this reputation comes from FreeBSD's supported method for installing software from source, known as the ports system. ...
By tasia, January 23, 2015

How To Enable Automatic Software Updates On CentOS 5

It's important to keep your server software up-to-date. The commands below will enable automatic nightly updates using CentOS 5's default yum package manager. yum -y install yum-cron crontabs vixie-cron service cron start chkconfig --level 2345 yum-cron on service yum-cron start If you have any questions, feel free to leave a reply below and I will be more then happy to answer any questions you may ha...
By tilisha, January 24, 2015