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Old 15th March 2016
shep shep is offline
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Hi and Welcome to the forums.

There could be several problems.
1) If you are in X windows does your default terminal allow a loginShell?
2) Is your package path set correctly for your shell?
3) Network setup

I only occasionally try NetBSD but when I have pkgin has worked well. It's use is described in these links: Howto pkgin and

Last edited by shep; 15th March 2016 at 11:18 PM. Reason: uses -> use
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