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Date:      Mon, 7 Dec 2015 16:23:20 +0200
From:      Anton Sayetsky <vsasjason@gmail.com>
To:        Malcolm Matalka <mmatalka@gmail.com>
Cc:        Paul Stuffins <freebsd@ravexdata.com>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Migrating to FreeBSD from Debian
Message-ID:  <CAA2O=b_p-HPx+pPyFOgJMe02d5xrJe_aXJ8ZG9z+dHZCNwh91Q@mail.gmail.com>
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2015-12-07 16:21 GMT+02:00 Malcolm Matalka <mmatalka@gmail.com>:
> 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
pkg will update _packages_, not ports.



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