ANNOUNCE: Custom 64bit FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE with XFCE packages released

Antonio Olivares olivares14031 at
Sat Aug 7 07:55:07 UTC 2010


Thanks, been there and done that ::(

That shows how to use xdm, gut I am trying with xdm.  And since the
spin is a custom one, I thought I was just getting XFCE only, but
there is enough of gnome that it will start instead of xfce.

I have messed around trying things, I fix one error and get another one.

I got first error:

Could not load up Internet address for .
This will prevent XFce from operating correctly,
It may  be possible to correct the problem by adding to the file
/etc/hosts on your system

I added a hostname, and put it into /etc/rc.conf
and then I fixed it, but then I get that sleeping could not ....

I am having a hard time setting this up.  Maybe I just should delete
gdm and try a compling autologin.c solution?

I have successfully used it on Slackware, but here, I am running out of ideas :(

It is hard to set things up and just work.  I can use gnome, but would
prefer XFCE.



On 8/7/10, Rocky Borg <rrborg at> wrote:
> On 8/6/2010 10:15 PM, Antonio Olivares wrote:
>> Thank you Manolis for your work.  I installed it and have one
>> difficulty, that otherwise I would not bother you or other users here
>> on the list.
>> I loaded gdm to autologin xfce but I can autologin to gnome.  How can
>> I do it to only load xfce.
> Think this thread on the forums offers a solution to what you are
> talking about
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