Mac Ports Quick Overview

  • List installed ports on the system: port installed | more
  • Deactivate an active port: port deactivate “portname” (Ex. port deactivate icu)
  • Activate previous version of a port: port activate “portname” (Ex. port activate icu @4.3.1_0)
  • Update the port installation itself: port selfupdate
  • Update all port packages that are outdated: port upgrade outdated