unable to install XFree86

John Murphy freebsd001 at freeode.co.uk
Wed Oct 10 02:45:36 PDT 2007

On Wed, 10 Oct 2007 15:23:26 +0800
williamkow <williamkow at yahoo.com> wrote:

> # cd /usr/ports/x11/XFree86
> # make install.
> ==>  XFree86-3.3.6_11 is marked as broken: Does not build on FreeBSD >=6.x.
> *** Error code 1
> Is that means, the XFree86 should not install and run on my newly 
> installed FreeBSD 6.2-Release ?

Yes. You need to install xorg instead. You can use pkg_add -r xorg
which would be quicker than building the port. It's explained very
well in the handbook, which also tells how to configure it when
the install has finished:


There's also a section ( on enabling The KDE Display Manager:


Thanks, John. 

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