gnome desktop manager

Polytropon freebsd at
Fri May 6 19:39:53 UTC 2011

On Fri, 06 May 2011 20:19:52 +0000, pwnedomina <pwnedomina at> wrote:
> im using fluxbox but i want to add gnome desktop manager after the boot 
> in order to have a GUI manager for select which users i want to log on, 
> what is the way to accomplish this?

Install gdm (the Gnome _display_ manager) from the
x11/gdm port and add a line for it to /etc/ttys
(instead of the default xdm line you find there).

It should be something like

	ttyv8  "/usr/local/bin/gdm"  xterm  off secure

But check the documentaton of gdm, as well as the
FreeBSD Gnome project (from the main web page).

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