"Run latest pkg binaries #FreeBSD"

Published: Wed 01 January 2020

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This article is written for those who would like to switch from quarterly package management to latest package management in FreeBSD operating system.

In order to do so, first you need to do the following:

vim /usr/local/etc/pkg/repos/FreeBSD.conf

Inside that file, enter following contents:

FreeBSD: { url: "pkg+http://pkg.FreeBSD.org/${ABI}/latest" }

Once you save and exit the file, run the following command to update all installed packages in your FreeBSD system:

pkg update -f && pkg upgrade -f

Reference: https://forums.freebsd.org/threads/newer-packages-not-able-to-be-installed.68156/