Tag Archives: pkg

Installing software into a FreeNAS jail

Go to Jails On the right side of the page click the triple dots next to the Plex jail and select Shell type “whoami” and make sure the response is root (if not use su – or sudo) type vi /usr/local/etc/pkg/repos/FreeBSD.conf and press enter If the file exists, look for a line with “FreeBSD: {… Read More »

pkg ‘hidden’ switch

Pkg on FreeBSD 10 seems to have a “hidden” switch/option. If you’re getting the “failed checksum from repository” when trying to install a package, try doing and update with the -f switch. # pkg update -f I assume that stands for “force” and will force a download of the index from the repository. Thanks, Malcolm.