On Mon, 20 Aug 2007 10:11:54 -0400 (EDT) Michael S <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Thank you all for the suggestions. I am going to take > into consideration everything everyone wrote. > > Michael > > --- "P.U.Kruppa" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > On Sun, 19 Aug 2007, Michael S wrote: > > > > > Good day all, > > > > > > I decided to add GUI to my GUI-less FreeBSD > > machine. I > > > am considering installing Gnome, which I haven't > > used > > > for long while and the last time was on Linux > > anyway. > > > The reason is that most of my favorite > > applications > > > use gtk libraries, like Firefox, GAIM (can't get > > used > > > to the new name),wxPython and others. In short I > > > wanted to avoid 2 huge sets of libraries (gtk and > > qt) > > > by not installing KDE. > > > I wanted to know how Gnome feels on FreeBSD, is it > > > polished enough? Are there crashes? Any caveats at > > > all? > > There is a minimal gnome installation in > > /usr/ports/x11/gnome2-lite > > you can start with that and - if you like it - add > > all the the > > other stuff. > > One caveat: > > First install /usr/ports/x11/xorg (i.e. xorg-7.2) > > and check if > > your monitor and graphics card are set up correctly. > > > > Greetings, > > > > Uli. > > I'd suggest you also give xfce a try (http://xfce.org), it's also GTK based, and lighter than gnome/kde, while still having plenty of features. -- Regards, Ghirai. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"