David Lodeiro dlodeiro at
Thu Aug 14 03:42:10 PDT 2003

 Keep in mind FreeBSD is predominantly a server OS so unless you specifically 
ask it to bring up a GUI, it wont. If you have installed Xfree86 and 
configured it , you should be able to type startx and it should bring up your 
GUI. However avoid using X windows as a root, do it as a user.

If you want a better looking GUI, choose a desktop or a windowmanager. I use 
KDE, it looks very pretty. However there are many others. has 

On Tue, 12 Aug 2003 10:24 pm, George Parotidis wrote:
> Hello My name is George Parotidis and I have a question.
> I have installed FreeBSD 5.1 on my Pentium 1 200MHz and it is not like I
> thought.It looks like MS-DOS.Is that the only option or I need to type
> something to get it like Windows.If there is something I need to type
> please tell me what to type.Thank you.
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