Loving DragonFly BSD, having a bit of trouble with Firefox and web browsing in general.

John Marino dragonflybsd at marino.st
Sat Jan 4 10:46:15 PST 2014

On 1/4/2014 19:37, Warren Postma wrote:
> So is this page basically horribly out of date: 
> http://www.dragonflybsd.org/docs/newhandbook/environmentquickstart/

Unfortunately, yes, it's very out of date.
This is the newest "howto"
Unfortunately, it's also slightly out of date.
The pkg.conf instructions are old.  Read this post after the Howto,
before doing anything:

> So that's the old system, and dports is the new one?

Yes, DPorts has been officially adopted for Release 3.6, but it was
heavily used on Release 3.4, so close to a year already.

You don't have to build anything.
Everything is available as a pre-built package.
Just use "pkg", and "pkg search" etc and install the binaries you want.
 Very quick and painless.  The only reason to build your own packages is
to have packages with non-default options.


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