5.4 Installation

Andrew L. Gould algould at datawok.com
Fri Jun 3 21:58:23 GMT 2005

On Friday 03 June 2005 04:41 pm, robertst at speakeasy.net wrote:
> I am a FreeBSD newbie and have some questions about installation.  I
> installed the 5.4 version from CD and selected the “User and X
> Windows” (or something like it) installation.  I also selected “yes”
> for installing all of the packages.
> The packages installation copied about 25MB of data to the disk
> instead of the 300MB that it said it was going to.  Is that what it’s
> supposed to do?  It looks like not all of the packages were copied,
> specifically Netatalk (which is on the second CD).  How do I get it
> to copy the rest of the packages?
> Also, it looked like it copied the X.org files but never went through
> the X setup.  Is this what it is supposed to do?
> I have a working text-based FreeBSD system, but I would like to get
> the Netatalk package installed and also get the X windows system up
> and running.
> Please help!!
> Thanks!
> Robert

1. Take a look at the online handbook for package management and X 


2. A quick "google" for freebsd, netatalk and tutorial resulted in:


I hope this helps,

Andrew Gould

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