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The NetBSD Packages Collection

You are at the top of the packages tree. The packages collection is divided into categories of packages.

Here are the one-line descriptions for each of the categories, a complete list of all packages and one with all IPv6 enabled packages is also available:


x11: Packages to support the X window system
archivers: Archivers
audio: Audio tools
benchmarks: Benchmarking tools
biology: Software for the biological sciences
cad: CAD tools
chat: Communication programs
comms: Communication utilities
converters: Document format and character code converters
cross: Cross-platform development utilities
databases: Databases
devel: Development utilities
editors: Editors
emulators: Emulators for other operating systems
filesystems: File systems, and file system related packages
finance: Monetary, financial and related applications
fonts: Fonts
games: Games
geography: Software for geographical-related uses
graphics: Graphics tools and libraries
ham: Wireless communication tools and applications
inputmethod: Input method tools and libraries
lang: Programming languages
mail: Electronic mail utilities
math: Mathematics
mbone: Multi-cast backBone applications
meta-pkgs: Collections of other packages
misc: Miscellaneous utilities
multimedia: Multimedia utilities
net: Networking tools
news: Network news
parallel: Applications dealing with parallelism in computing
pkgtools: Tools for use in the packages collection
print: Desktop publishing
security: Security tools
shells: Shells
sysutils: System utilities
textproc: Text processing utilities (does not include desktop publishing)
time: Clocks, calendars, daily planners and other time related applications
wm: X11 window managers, configuration tools, and themes
www: Packages related to the World Wide Web

For more information on how to build any of the packages from the NetBSD Packages Collection, see the doc/pkgsrc.html document. The most up-to-date version of the Packages Collection is available from the NetBSD ftp server.