KDE4 pkg

Fred Morcos fred.morcos at gmail.com
Mon Jan 27 15:38:48 UTC 2014

On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 4:31 PM, James Griffin <jmzgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 2014-01-27, Fred Morcos <fred.morcos at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 12:59 PM, James Griffin <jmzgriffin at gmail.com
> >wrote:
> >
> >> I know this a bit cheesy/arse-licky but, having installed the kde4
> >> desktop -- and expecting to encounter many problems -- i'd just like to
> >> say how impressed I am with it.
> >>
> >> Everything works brilliantly and for the first time in ages I can use
> >> all of my hardware without issues; webcam, printers, it's great.
> >>
> >> So thanks to the people working on this. A really fantastic job I think.
> >>
> >> Cheers, Jamie
> > Nice to hear that. Never been a KDE user myself though. I am curious
> about
> > your hardware, could you elaborate more about that? Is it a laptop or a
> > desktop? What kind of webcam? How is network management in KDE+FreeBSD
> > without NetworkManager? (not that I like NetworkManager particularly, but
> > are there specific KDE tools for network management on FreeBSD?)
> I use a desktop. It's a Lenovo Think Centre, bought it about 3 years
> ago. Very standard machine: Dual-Core Pentium processor, Intel Chipset,
> Logitech webcam, canon iP4700 printer (cups+gutenprint driver).
> I haven't needed to do anything with the network configuration. It was
> configured automatically and has been fine. A brief look at what's
> installed shows no particular network management tools to speak off,
> although there may well be other pkg's one can install for that.
> As you would expect I had to set up devd but that is simple and fast to
> do.

Thanks for your response. May I ask what devd setup you had to do?

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