X11 question

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Thu Aug 12 23:51:15 UTC 2010

On Thu, 12 Aug 2010, Chris Hill wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Aug 2010, Fred Boatwright wrote:
> [snip]
>> I installed x11-servers/xorg-server but maybe should have installed Xorg 
>> instead.  However, from looking at the pkg-descr for xorg it looks like it 
>> will install a huge amount of software that will not get used.  I am 
>> reluctant to do this.
>> ...
>> Am I going to have to install xorg to get everything needed?
> It really is the simplest way to get X working, and IMHO the least painful 
> way to install xorg is to use the package. Without installing the xorg 
> meta-port, you'd end up installing a lot of it by hand anyway.

x11/xorg-minimal is reputed to be a lighter port.  Untested by me, 

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