Sorry, this is a 'newbe' question.

William Davis frstan at
Fri Sep 21 07:13:02 PDT 2007

On Sep 21, 2007, at 10:11 AM, William Davis wrote:

> On Sep 21, 2007, at 9:14 AM, Alexander Aakesson wrote:
>> Hi,  my name is Alec Aakesson, and I just moved from linux/freebsd  
>> environment to a Mac environment.  I would like to download the  
>> darwin ports and install them on my Mac [OS X 10.4].  I would like  
>> to know if I have to pay to do that or buy any special software?   
>> Is it available to any one?  I am not doing this for any  
>> organization, but for my own edification.  When I went to download  
>> the source for the ports I was asked to enter my 'work e-mail  
>> address.'  I am used to working with freebsd ports, but I am not  
>> quite sure how Mac does things.
>> Please let me know.
>> Cheers,
>> Alec
> Good news! Its all *free*. :)
> go here for a step by step----------> 
> projects/macports/wiki/InstallingMacPorts
> you might also wish to get PortAuthority -- a graphic user  
> interface (shareware $20 but has a free full demo)
> from ------------->
> Good luck and enjoy!
> Im a newbie too ;)

sorry , for got to "reply all"

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