How to install .txz package on pfSense

In order to install a .txz file on your pfSense:

  1. Download the file to your computer and scp it to your pfSense to /tmp, e.g.:
scp pfSense-pkg-WireGuard-0.1.1_1.txz
  1. Login as admin to your pfSense via SSH and press 8to go into the root shell:
  1. Go into /tmp and then run pkg install <.txz>. When prompted, confirm using y.

cd /tmp pkg install pfSense-pkg-WireGuard-0.1.1_1.txz

You can install multiple packages at once using `pkg install <1.txz> <2.txz> [...]`. This is recommended if the packages belong together.p