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Packages installation for PowerPC (Darwin 7 / MacOSX Panther)
There are many ways to begin installing pakages from The GNU-Darwin distribution :
Install the distribution
The distribution consists of the GNU-Darwin package manager plus 250 packages: applications, libraries and utilities.
Get the installer at Sourceforge
A very interresting offer on CD-R which installs the base distribution and many other interresting packages, a total of 187 packages including the Gimp, OpenOffice and Mozilla which are not included in the base distribution because of the hudge download size involved.
Once you are done with either method, you can start using the package system
You may install new packages using pkg_add
pkg_add -rf openoffice (fetch package and installs it)You may also want to look at the downloads page which tracks interresting new packages releases.
You can also get informations about installed packages using pkg_info
pkg_info (shows short infos on all installed packages)and you can also look in /var/db/pkg which contains the database of all installed packages.
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