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PKG-INSTALL(8)          FreeBSD System Manager's Manual         PKG-INSTALL(8)

     pkg install - install packages from remote package repositories or local

     pkg install [-AfIMnFqRUy] [-r reponame] [-Cgix]
                 <pkg-origin|pkg-name|pkg-name-version> ...

     pkg install [--{automatic,force,no-install-scripts,ignore-missing}]
                 [--repository reponame]
                 <pkg-origin|pkg-name|pkg-name-version> ...

     pkg install is used for installation of packages from package
     repositories or local archives.  Multiple package names can be specified
     on the command line, either explicitly or by matching against package
     names (or origins) in the repository catalogues using shell globbing or
     regular expressions.

     pkg install first updates any out of date repository catalogues, unless
     REPO_AUTOUPDATE has been set to NO in pkg.conf.

     It then creates a work-list of all the package installations to do.  Any
     already installed and up-to-date packages will be dropped from the list
     unless the -f (force) option is supplied, in which case those packages
     will be reinstalled.

     The dependencies of packages in the list are examined and any missing
     packages are added to the list for installation.  Such implicitly added
     packages are flagged as candidates for autoremoval.  See
     pkg-autoremove(8) for details.

     Autoremoval flags are sticky, and will persist over reinstallation or
     upgrade of the packages concerned, even if subsequently the packages are
     named explicitly on a command line.  See pkg-query(8) for finding the
     autoremoval status of a package, and pkg-set(8) for modifying it.

     Any already installed but out of date packages, either named on the
     command line or from the sum of all their dependencies are added to the
     work list as upgrade jobs.  The work list is sorted into dependency order
     and pkg install will present it to the user for approval before
     proceeding, unless overridden by the -y option or the ASSUME_ALWAYS_YES
     setting in pkg.conf.

     Packages are fetched from the repositories into the local package cache
     if they are not already present, or if the checksum of the cached package
     file differs from the one in the repository.  Packages may be downloaded
     from any of the repositories mentioned in pkg.conf(5) or in the files in
     /usr/local/etc/pkg/repo.  See pkg-repository(5) for details.

     Package repository catalogues will be automatically updated whenever pkg
     install is run by a user ID with write access to the package database,
     unless disabled by the -U flag or setting REPO_AUTOUPDATE to NO in

     The following options are supported by pkg install:

     -A, --automatic
                Mark the installed packages as automatic.  Will be
                automatically removed if no other packages depend on them.
                For more information please refer to pkg-autoremove(8).

     -C, --case-sensitive
                Make the standard or the regular expression (-x) matching
                against pkg-name case sensitive.

     -f, --force
                Force the reinstallation of the package if already installed.

     -g, --glob
                Treat the package names as shell glob patterns.

     -I, --no-install-scripts
                If any installation scripts (pre-install or post-install)
                exist for a given package, do not execute them.  When a
                package is updated, deinstallation scripts (pre-deinstall or
                post-deinstall) are not run either.

     -i, --case-insensitive
                Make the standard or the regular expression (-x) matching
                against pkg-name case insensitive.  This is the default,
                unless modified by setting CASE_SENSITIVE_MATCH to true in

     -M, --ignore-missing
                Force the installation of the package with missing

     -n, --dry-run
                Dry-run mode.  The list of changes to packages is always
                printed, but no changes are actually made.

     -F, --fetch-only
                Do not perform actual installation of packages, merely fetch
                packages that should be upgraded and detect possible

     -q, --quiet
                Force quiet output, except when -n is used, where pkg install
                will always show packages to be installed, upgraded or

     -R, --recursive
                When used with -f, reinstalls any packages that require the
                given package.

     -r reponame, --repository reponame
                Install packages from only the named repository, irrespective
                of the configured ``active'' status from repo.conf.

     -U, --no-repo-update
                Suppress the automatic update of the local copy of the
                repository catalogue from remote.  Automatic repository
                catalogue updates are only attempted when the effective UID of
                the process has write access to the package database.
                Otherwise they are silently ignored.

     -x, --regex
                Treat the package names as regular expressions according to
                the "modern" or "extended" syntax of re_format(7).

     -y, --yes  Assume yes when asked for confirmation before package

     The following environment variables affect the execution of pkg install.
     See pkg.conf(5) for further description.








     See pkg.conf(5).

     pkg_printf(3), pkg_repos(3), pkg-repository(5), pkg.conf(5), pkg(8),
     pkg-add(8), pkg-annotate(8), pkg-audit(8), pkg-autoremove(8),
     pkg-backup(8), pkg-check(8), pkg-clean(8), pkg-config(8), pkg-convert(8),
     pkg-create(8), pkg-delete(8), pkg-fetch(8), pkg-info(8), pkg-lock(8),
     pkg-query(8), pkg-register(8), pkg-repo(8), pkg-rquery(8), pkg-search(8),
     pkg-set(8), pkg-shell(8), pkg-shlib(8), pkg-ssh(8), pkg-stats(8),
     pkg-update(8), pkg-updating(8), pkg-upgrade(8), pkg-version(8),

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