OpenBSD install or add binary software package using pkg_add


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Just like FreeBSD, OpenBSD comes with pkg_add command. It is used to install a binary or upgrade packages from HTTP or FTP mirror over the internet. If you have purchased OpenBSD DVD/CD, you can install packages using CD itself. The pkg_add command used to update existing packages too. Please note that you can no longer purchase OpenBSD DVD.