xorg without hal

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Wed Dec 11 16:58:34 UTC 2013

On Wed, 11 Dec 2013 15:47:53 +0000, James Griffin wrote:
> Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com>:
> > On Wed, 11 Dec 2013, James Griffin wrote:
> > 
> > > Is it possible to configure X with the need for hald? If I generate and configure an xorg.conf with the appropriate settings, can I turn hald off?
> > 
> > Yes.  It depends on the environment, AFAIK KDE and Gnome still want hal. 
> > xfce does not need it.
> Thanks Warren, I use fvwm2 so I guess that should be fine.

It should be no problem. I'm using WindowMaker without HAL
and DBUS, and I also use KDE and Gnome 2 applications. This
works fine. Maybe even Xfce and LXDE can be used in such
kind of setting.

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