I recently performed a fresh install of 10.1-RELEASE (amd/x64_86) due to a botched upgrade. It seems like I'm missing basic utilities, like
find / -name pkg_add is returning 0 hits (even when run as root).
portmaster seems to be missing too (the only hit is in
usr/ports/port-mgmt/portmaster, and its a directory and not a program.
When I try to run the following to boot strap it:
setenv PACKAGESITE pkg.us-east.FreeBSD.org pkg
pkg: Error fetching pkg.us-east.FreeBSD.org/Latest/pkg.txz: Invalid URL scheme.
But according to Official FreeBSD Binary Packages now available for pkgng its supposed to just work...
I've also tried using setting
ports-mgmt/pkg; and setting
ftp://ftp3.FreeBSD.org with no joy.
Also, this was not helpful: pkg_add: command not found. It does not seem to be a path problem because it cannot be found with
Why was a package manager not installed by default? Or why does it not work (am I doing something obviously wrong)???
How do I install the basic packages, like
Sorry about the basic question.
pkg_add is what I use to install packages, so I'm a bit lost when its missing.