startx and xinit under FreeBSD8

Jerry McAllister jerrymc at
Fri Dec 11 22:00:26 UTC 2009

On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 04:57:06PM -0500, Steven Friedrich wrote:

> I installed FreeBSD to another partition, so I could check it out.
> I selected All sources and binaries and KDE4.
> When I tried startx, it complained that it didn't exist.
> It's just a script, so I copied it over from my 7.2p5 partition.
> Now it complains that xinit doesn't exist.
> Why didn't these two get laid-down by the install??

Well, you now need to either select X during install or install
it from ports after the installation.


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