Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Sun Nov 2 22:57:33 PST 2008

On Mon, 03 Nov 2008 08:50:26 +0200, Manolis Kiagias <sonic2000gr at gmail.com> wrote:
> It is not really a random guess, x11-wm/xfce4 is the metaport you need 
> to build for a working XFCE4 environment.

This provides you will the basic functionalities of XFCE 4. You
pointed out correctly that there are tools someone might want to
install afterwards. You gave some good suggestions.

> There are a couple of additional tools you may also wish to use in this 
> environment. I would recommend graphics/ristretto for a lightweight 
> image viewer,  sysutils/thunar-volman-plugin to handle mounting of 
> external media, sysutils/xfce4-battery-plugin if running on a laptop.

The sysutils category of the ports offers even more little plugins
for operations and diagnostics that might be useful at some point.

If you're interested, I'd recommend these articles to have a look
at, in case you want a "standard look". :-)



Don't mind it's from a Linux blog, it will work in FreeBSD, too.

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