You do have a user interface, just not a graphical one :-) Anyway,
You have to manually install/configure the desktop environment.. if you have all the cds, run /stand/sysinstall as root, do post configuration on freebsd, and add the packages needed (mainly X, and your graphical environment of choice (kde,gnome,...) > I just installed 5.2.1 via download onto cdr media. I left about 10 gigs > open for freebsd, and left 9 for my win2000. the dual boot works fine on > my > dell laptop, however when i go to load freebsd 5.2.1, i cant get into a > graphical interface. Instead it stays in a "dos-like" interface with > commands only. It recognizes my user name and the admin name of root, but > there is only a command line and no background. i installed cd1, i have a > boot only and a second disc which i have not installed. please point me in > the correct direction > > james heck > > _________________________________________________________________ > On the road to retirement? Check out MSN Life Events for advice on how to > get there! http://lifeevents.msn.com/category.aspx?cid=Retirement > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > -- www.6s-gaming.com _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"