On Wed, 2003-01-15 at 20:24, Dan Hanson wrote: > I'm sure this is a simply question that most people can answer, but I could use a >little help. I'm trying to make a transfer from Microsoft systems to Unix systems, >and am now trying to learn FreeBSD. To this end, I have used the MINI-ISO >installation CD and FTP server to get my BSD box up and running. I have select only >the package that I plan on using for the installation. X is up and running using >twm, but I can't seem to get GNOME to run. I used the "make clean" followed by "make >clean install" method to install GNOME, and it seemed to work. My basic question is >how do I start GNOME? I've tried used gnome-session, but that doesn't seem to work >correctly. I've used the 'startx' script to access X, then tried 'gnome-session' >from a xterm windows, but that didn't work quite right either. Any ideas you can >give me would be greatly helpful. Thanks!
What do you mean by, "it didn't work?" This is rather vague. gnome-session is the proper way to start GNOME from either startx or *dm. If you want more help, checkout the FreeBSD GNOME project website at http://www.freebsd.org/gnome/. Joe > > MtnDog > > > Need a new email address that people can remember > Check out the new EudoraMail at > http://www.eudoramail.com > > To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] > with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message -- PGP Key : http://www.marcuscom.com/pgp.asc
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