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Upgrade installed software


Recognize the built-in and third-party commands which are available for upgrading installed software on BSD systems. In addition, be able to recognize which BSD systems use pkgsrc.

TODO: this concept is redundant; if this is about packages should say "packages" and pkgsrc is introduced earlier?



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Dragonfly and NetBSD provide pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkg_chk, pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkg_comp, make update and make replace; portupgrade, portsnap and cvsup are available as third-party utilities

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