X11 / XFree86 Installation
bryan.maynard at reallm.com
Sun Aug 7 21:30:14 GMT 2005
On Sunday 07 August 2005 03:55 pm, Teo De Las Heras wrote:
>I have successfully installed FreeBSD 5 but I did not add the X Window
>System to the list of installed items because I wanted to try and
>install the packages myself. I can see that I have X11 available with
>my ports. Make install clean runs successfully but XFree86 -configure
>does not. Also, my motherboard has PCI-X. Would this keep me from
>running the X config? I've downloaded and installed the new NVidia
Xorg has replaced XFree86 as the window manager for FreeBSD as well as
most Linux distros. Xorg is a newer version of XFee86. I would check
out X.org for a little info. The process for setting up Xorg is mostly
the same as for XFree86, you just replace XFree86 with Xorg wherever
needed. It's been a while since I installed Xorg, but I believe the
handbook (at freebsd.org) has instructions for both XFree86 and Xorg
setup and configuration.
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