[PC-BSD Support] System updates

Arthur Barlow arthurbarlow at earthlink.net
Wed Oct 15 06:29:59 PDT 2008

On Oct 15, 2008, at 5:58 AM, Kris Moore wrote:

> Arthur Barlow wrote:
>> I'm new to PCBSD, but I have use FreeBSD for a few years.  I  
>> decided I  wanted to try it see what Kris was able to "wrap" in  
>> easy-to-use  packages.  It's great.  But I've run into the first  
>> thing to confuse  me.  The "system update" flag comes up in the  
>> tray and when I double  click it a dialog box pops up that shows  
>> three system updates.  I  choose the "select all" button and then  
>> select "Install selected  packages."  But, then I get a message  
>> saying that the "file already  exists", and a dialog box that  
>> allows me to rename the file.  I do  that, but then the dialog  
>> clears, and the next time the update manager  runs, it says I still  
>> need to install the same three packages.  What  am I doing wrong?
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> Thats a bug in the system updater :( I've fixed it, but you'll have  
> to manually remove a file first to download the fixed system updater.
> (as root)
> # rm /PCBSD/tmp/*
> Now run the updater, and only apply the system-updater patch this  
> time first, and restart the updater program. It should be fixed the  
> next time you apply patches.
> -- 
> Kris Moore
> PC-BSD Software
> http://www.pcbsd.com

Thanks Kris.  That worked.

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