What have you done

Dev Tugnait dev at unixdaemon.org
Fri Nov 11 19:23:24 GMT 2005

On Fri, 2005-11-11 at 14:05 -0500, warren schreiner wrote:
> well I've been using friends for over 15 years started with the first 
> release.  Over the yeas I have loved what you people did with the os and 
> how stable.  I have also relied on the use of xwindows to get some tasks 
> performed in a quick and easy.
> I currently run 4.6 and loved the kde and xwindows (XFree86).  However, 
> I now have version 4.7, 4.11, 5.4, and now 6.0 and what the sam hill 
> have you guys done with the easy install of xwindows.

How is the X install hard just select it with a space-bar click?

> xorgconfg does not show all the cards, went to install gftp used the 
> ports but the machine ask to go to internet to get additional files.  
> What gives,  you took an easy thing and mucked it up. kde3.3 and 3.4 
> does not act as well as 3.0 and i cant get the resolution up over 800x600.

Again that has to do with xorg the X software not freeBSD. It contains
generic card names not every Video Card out there cause thats not
possible, you select your make and type to determine model you can hand
edit the exact name of your card.

> I tried to install xfree86 as suggested in the documentation but it does 
> the make install but it does not install all the files.

FreeBSd has switched to xorg by default, if you insist on xfree86 do
more homework

> come on do you want me to go to red hat.

Feel free to leave

> you need to clean up the release so that novice users can install and 
> you the most powerful and stable os's that exist.
> thanks
> warren schreiner

You have a lot of reading and catching up to do even though you have
been using it for 15 years apparently...
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