Shared object "libssl.so.7" not found, required by "pkg"

Posted on Wed 01 February 2017 in FreeBSD, pkg

Ran into the following error on FreeBSD today after upgrading from 10.3-RELEASE to 11.0-RELEASE with freebsd-update:

root@host:~ # pkg
Shared object "libssl.so.7" not found, required by "pkg"

Did a quick Google search and found this FreeBSD forum thread that helped me out.
Just had to re-install …


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Pelican on FreeBSD

Posted on Tue 22 November 2016 in FreeBSD, Pelican

Decided to start up a blog and instead of going with something like WordPress, I went with static HTML using pelican. Got it up and running quite easily inside of a jail with nginx on FreeBSD 11, with only one snag. Was a pretty smooth process except for one small …


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