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Many packages provided by this Linux system provide rc.d scripts
that can be used to start, stop, restart, show the status (if running),
sometimes reload, and sometimes other features. Usually the rc.d script
is enabled by setting a variable to "yes" or "on" in your /etc/rc.conf
file. The rc.d scripts are installed to /etc/rc.d/ directory.
Run the script with the "rcvar" argument to see what the variable may be.
- pkg_info -- used to list installed packages, package descriptions,
requirements (dependencies), etc.
- pkg_add -- used to install a new package or upgrade a currently
installed package; can install from download site; and installs
- pkg_delete -- uninstall a package; and also recursively uninstall
a package and any packages depending on it or install a package
and any of its requirements that aren't used by other packages.