Installing Gnome (Or possibly other GUI)

Frank Steinborn frank at
Wed Apr 19 14:13:24 UTC 2006

Enigma wrote:
> My problem is this: I am installing onto a small partition (roughly
> 2.5 gig) with the add_pkg -r gnome2 command to download the packets. By
> about what seems 3/4 the way through, my hdd is full and theres no way
> this option is open to me.

You have to know that the gnome2 package is a "metapackage". It installs
many optional GNOME packages you probably never need. You can use the
gnome2-lite Package (pkg_add -r gnome2-lite), to install just the
necessary packages to run GNOME.


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