How do you update a port?

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  1. Start the registry editor.
  2. Navigate to the following registry subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\WinStations\RDP-Tcp.
  3. Find PortNumber.
  4. Click Edit > Modify, and then click Decimal.
  5. Type the new port number, and then click OK.

How do I update a FreeBSD package?

Use the command below:

  1. $ freebsd-update fetch.
  2. $ freebsd-update install.
  3. $ pkg upgrade.
  4. $ pkg lock packagename.
  5. $ portsnap auto.

What is portsnap fetch?

path] DESCRIPTION The portsnap tool is used to fetch and update compressed snapshots of the FreeBSD ports tree, and extract and update an uncompressed ports tree. In a normal update operation, portsnap will routinely restore modified files to their unmodified state and delete unrecognized local files.

Does FreeBSD have a package manager?

The FreeBSD Ports collection is a package management system for the FreeBSD operating system, providing an easy and consistent way of installing software packages.

How do I change ports in Windows 10?


  1. Go to Windows Device manager > Multi-port serial adapters.
  2. Select the adapter and right click to open the menu.
  3. Click on the Properties link.
  4. Open the Ports Configuration tab.
  5. Click on the Port Setting button.
  6. Select the Port Number and click OK.
  7. Click OK to apply the changes.

How do I update FreeBSD 12?

How to upgrade FreeBSD to a newer version

  1. Step 1: Identify any potential issues and install the latest patches. Before we upgrade the FreeBSD OS, we must acquire the patches and supporting packages for the latest FreeBSD version.
  2. Step 2: Fix the post-upgrade issues.
  3. Step 3: Upgrade FreeBSD 12.1 to FreeBSD 12.2.

What is the latest version of FreeBSD?

Version history

Version Release date Supported until
11.1 26 July 2017 30 September 2018
11.2 28 June 2018 31 October 2019
11.3 9 July 2019 30 September 2020
11.4 23 June 2020 30 September 2021

How do I keep my FreeBSD updated?

Keep Your FreeBSD System Up-to-date

  1. Step 1: Verify a Few Things.
  2. Step 2: Update OS Files With Freebsd-update.
  3. Step 3: Keep Ports Tree Updated.
  4. Step 4: See What Pkg Versions Are Installed.
  5. Step 5: Upgrade Installed Programs.
  6. Step 6: Run an Audit on Installed Programs.

What package manager does BSD use?

Introduction. FreeBSD’s binary package manager, pkg, can be used to easily manage the installation of pre-compiled applications, the FreeBSD equivalent Debian and RPM packages.