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The Definitive Guide to PC-BSD by Dru Lavigne

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Chapter 8. Push Button Installer System

Chapter 5 discussed some of the software that is available to perform common tasks using your PC-BSD system. Part 3 of this book will show you all the ways you can find, install, and manage software. This chapter covers the Push Button Installer (PBI) system.

What Is a PBI?

PBI is the name of the software management system that is unique to PC-BSD. An application that you can install using this software management system is also called a PBI. For example, you might see references to someone installing the Firefox PBI. If you ever come across a file with a .pbi extension, it is an application that can be installed using the PBI software manager.

As you go through Part 3 of this book, you'll discover that there ...

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