any friendly folk willing to teach an old foggie how to
configure kde/ gnome on freebsd?
Juan C. Valido
juan at juanyjosefina.com
Thu Mar 10 12:01:43 UTC 2011
A GUI on a server is just a matter of preference, I go back to before
Dos 1.0 and when Windows came out, I fell in love. Now I've got to have
a GUI on everything, besides as you get older the command line becomes
harder (memory loss)...
On Thu, 2011-03-10 at 08:39 +0100, Bas Smeelen wrote:
> On 03/10/2011 04:33 AM, Juan C. Valido wrote:
> > I'm an old "foggie" also and a lifetime Windows guy and I did a lot of
> > research and a lot of trial and error until I found Dan's blog. God
> > Bless the Man! Without his blog I would not have this server up. And yes
> > it's running gnome. https://www.dan.me.uk/blog/category/freebsd/
> > On Thu, 2011-03-10 at 09:42 +0800, Foo JH wrote:
> >> Hi guys,
> >> I know the steps are documented on the Handbook and all. I've tried to
> >> read, follow, and re-read the steps, but I'm not still getting any
> >> popular window manager up and running on my FreeBSD servers. Meanwhile
> >> new hires are seduced by the comes-with-it windows manager via Ubuntu
> >> Desktop (yes, they abstained from the server edition because they really
> >> wanted the GUI).
> Why would you want a window manager on your servers?
> Do you all work directly on the consoles?
> Do you have window managers/desktop environments on the workstations and
> access your servers remotely?
> It's not very hard, I would say it's easier, to configure your servers and
> services from the commandline with ssh.
> Or if you really want something graphical then webmin would be fine also.
> This is what I tend to roll-out for other
> (graphical oriented) administrators and with some custom commands configured
> this works great for them.
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