Manually installing newer packages?
I am very new to pfSense (a few hours!). I have installed version 2.2.4 onto a Watchguard x550e device.
I want to install Squid and SquidGuard. I downloaded Squid from the available packages (version 3.4.10_2-i386), but is just sat at (extracting) for ages, so I decided to attempt to download manually from the shell (in SSH).
I noticed a newer version (3.5.3) which I downloaded, and then installed using pbi_add
I then did the same with SquidGuard using the newest available package.
Neither of these packages show in the GUI, and subsequently, I can't seem to use them.
Is there a way to get them to show up properly, or must I remove them and install the earlier versions that appear in the list of available packages?
Is there a way to get them to show up properly
No, not with anything below 2.3… (If you don't have the XML/PHP files, you obviously won't have any GUI integration.) You could as well use pkg to install Squid directly, instead of the PBI junk.
I installed the "older" package via the web interface and after that i downloaded the latest available pbi of squid and installed it via ssh.
That let me the possibility to manage squid via the web interface.
I have SquidGuard working on a new install X700. Message me if you have any questions.
It's only been in 2 weeks but it seems to be running very well.