Gnome start up

Joshua Oreman oremanj at
Sat May 10 15:32:40 PDT 2003

On Sat, May 10, 2003 at 03:15:38PM -0600 or thereabouts, Fabio Miranda Hamburger seemed to write:
> Hi, after many hours I finally installed X on FreeBSD -stable.
> I did install the gnome2 metaport and When I start up X gnome desktop
> doesnt apper.

If you are using `startx':
$ echo 'exec gnome-session' > ~/.xinitrc
If you are using `xdm' for a graphical login:
$ echo '#! /bin/sh' > ~/.xsession
$ echo 'exec gnome-session' >> ~/.xsession
$ chmod +x ~/.xsession

Next time you start X, GNOME should be running with flying colors.

-- Josh

> What do i have to do do set up gnome2 as my default desktop enviroment?
> Where Can i get information about gnom2 post install on freebsd?
> regards,
> ---
> Fabio Andres Miranda
> Ingenieria de sistemas informaticos
> Universidad Latina - Costa Rica
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