On 12/01/2014 01:41 PM, Lowell Gilbert wrote: >> > am I missing something? > Well, you're missing the FreeBSD documentation, which is a lot better > than a random Google result. > > https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11.html right, I should have followed that first.. > > Or you might want to try PCBSD (www.pcbsd.org) which will require a lot > less understanding of what is going on (at the cost, as usual, of giving > you a lot less choice, at least initially). no,no, I've used UNIX in the past, but it has been linux for the last 10 years.. just a little rusty.. > > The "exec startkde" is supposed to go in your .xinitrc file, in which > case you would start X with the "startx" command. right, I understand the .xinitrc, but I wanted it to work first..
> >> > I do have an /etc/X11/xorg.conf, I did do the X -configure. > Usually unnecessary, and not a great idea unless it is necessary. > > ok, I'll check out the freebsd pages, and I'll let you know. thanks! -- Paul Cartwright Registered Linux User #367800 and new counter #561587 _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"