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2 Responses

  1. freefall says:

    cd /usr/ports;
    echo */porttofind*

    is another way of finding ports with a quick response. Besides that, don’t name your article PKG commands something when talking about ports. Those two are different things

  2. Bernd says:

    To search a software package go to /usr/ports and do a ‘make search name=part_of_portname’ or ‘make search key=description’. You can combine it with grep, wc and so on and I think it’s much more efficient then “ls” or “locate” .

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