Removing software in FreeBSD
Sometimes you need to uninstall some software. May be you need more room in your hard drive (not quite often nowadays, though) or maybe you just don't like the software and want to get rid of it.
Here, pkg_delete and pkg_deinstall come to rescue.
pkg_delete deletes a software package previously installed. It is a quite simple program, so we will jump to the other option.
% pkg_delete kismet-200805.r1_1
pkg_deinstall is a wrapper for pkg_delete that handles wildcards and traverses dependencies. So it is specially useful when you need to remove a software package that installed a lot of other packages (Gnome? KDE?). The drawback, ...