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Date:      Mon, 07 Dec 2015 14:21:54 +0000
From:      Malcolm Matalka <mmatalka@gmail.com>
To:        Paul Stuffins <freebsd@ravexdata.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Migrating to FreeBSD from Debian
Message-ID:  <86poyiuynx.fsf@gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <CAO-kBwffucnPVphm_ajbtAejjFiAv_Cp+v7jZ-xCTX7YTqk36w@mail.gmail.com> (Paul Stuffins's message of "Mon, 7 Dec 2015 14:13:37 +0000")
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Paul Stuffins <freebsd@ravexdata.com> writes:

> Hi Everybody,
>
> Over the last couple of years I have tried many times to dump Debian and
> move to FreeBSD, but every time I have succumbed to Debian's charms and not
> stuck with FreeBSD.
>
> One of my main frustrations is upgrading installed ports, on Debian I just
> need to run "sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade", but I have never
> been able to work out how to upgrade installed ports.
>
> As 2016 is fast approaching I want to finally move to FreeBSD and stay with
> FreeBSD, so my question is, what is the best or most efficient way of
> upgrading all ports on a FreeBSD machine?

Use 'pkg' instead.  pkg update and pkg upgrade

>
> Many Thanks
> Paul
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