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Xorg and Gnome Installation in FreeBSD 9

I know it’s hard for most of you who are new to FreeBSD 9, and still struggling to get the graphical user interface. Don’t worry, just follow the following steps carefully to get what you desire for. Make sure, you are logged in as a root user.

  • Add dbus, hald, and gnome to /etc/rc.conf file. Just append the following lines at the end of your  file.

gnome_enable=”YES”
dbus_enable=”YES”
hald_enable=”YES”

  • Type sysinstall and press enter.
  • Select Configure>Packages>CD/DVD
  • Select Gnome and select all packages
  • Select X11, and select all packages
  • Press Install Button
  • Reboot and see the magic !

 

 

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