Problem in starting GNOME

Roop Nanuwa roop at
Wed Mar 3 12:18:58 PST 2004

Stephen Liu wrote:

>Hi folks,
>FreeBSD 5.2
>On multi-user shell
># gnome-session
>could not start 'GNOME.

You need to start GNOME after you've started X. Go to a
command prompt and type:
echo 'exec gnome-session' > ~/.xinitrc

Then type "startx" to run X & GNOME.

>Kindly advise how to make 'GNOME' available for selection on the GUI login 
Don't use the ttys. Install the GDM2 port and then look at the startup
script under /usr/X11R6/etc/rc.d and remove the .sample from the end
of the script to get it running.


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