do I need to install xorg?

Edward Ruggeri smallhand at
Sat Apr 26 02:34:37 UTC 2008

On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 10:15 PM, cuongvt <cuongvt at> wrote:
>  I bought nvidia geforce 8500GT graphic card
>  and I want to install fresh Freebsd 7.0 (with X, gnome)
>  So do I need to portinstall x11/xorg with x11/nvidia-driver?
>  Or I only need to portinstall x11/nvidia-driver only in order to startx?
>  Thanks and regards

You will need to install the x11/xorg port -- this is not part of the
base system.  You can do this through packages or ports.  You can even
install it (as a package) through sysinstall by selecting a
distribution containing x11.

-- Ned Ruggeri

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