February 3rd, 2003, 15:29
I just installed the base system, no X. My current gateway blocks ftp, so I need to know how to d/l packages from the CLI. Things like ntp and postfix. I'd also like to get ports working...

February 3rd, 2003, 16:25
You can goto the ftp mirrors list on Many of the sites will allow you to download precompiled packages via http:

then you can use pkg_add to install them.

February 5th, 2003, 02:11
hey arkaine23 did you get this worked out?