freebsd-advocacy Digest, Vol 335, Issue 1

Salvatore Albanese salvatore at oems.ch
Fri Mar 4 17:05:52 UTC 2011


This thread does not having PR support,
please refer to maintainer, project support
http://sourceforge.net/projects/xdm-options/support

or sources for FreeBSD
http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11-wm.html, 
freebsd

http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/books/faq/x.html freebsd


if you are looking for a GUI desktop check out PC-BSD



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>   1. advocacy/155242: bsd compatibility status requested
>      (John Hendrickson)
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> Date: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 21:40:58 GMT
> From: John Hendrickson <johndhend at cox.net>
> Subject: advocacy/155242: bsd compatibility status requested
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>>Number:         155242
>>Category:       advocacy
>>Synopsis:       bsd compatibility status requested
>>Confidential:   no
>>Severity:       non-critical
>>Priority:       low
>>Responsible:    freebsd-advocacy
>>State:          open
>>Quarter:
>>Keywords:
>>Date-Required:
>>Class:          maintainer-update
>>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>>Arrival-Date:   Thu Mar 03 21:50:08 UTC 2011
>>Closed-Date:
>>Last-Modified:
>>Originator:     John Hendrickson
>>Release:        any is in question
>>Organization:
>>Environment:
> X11 startup / startup stream
>
>>Description:
> Hi.  I'm a BSD idiot.  Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
>
> I looked at BSD rc.d things.  But you know I've never ran BSD - not sure 
> why is good or bad compared to [Debian] linux.  It looks like there may be 
> allot I don't know even if I read it / tried to research it.
>
> I'm trying to release the below in a way in which any BSD users can use if 
> they so please.  Maybe it's not worth showing others.  see for yourself if 
> that's an issue.
>
> http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/xdm-options/
>
> (an xdm "sample config" suite but complete "round trip": chooser, login, 
> desktop chooser, xdm server: by menus no hacking req. is the release hope)
>
> It needs /etc/inittab (launch X display by it's sh script).
>
> It needs /etc/rc.d (start the xdm server by it's sh script).
>
> I looked at BSD rc.d things.  But you know I've never ran BSD - not sure 
> why is good or bad compared to [Debian] linux.
>
> Any advice?
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