Fresh Installation Of FreeBSD 11.2--Mate Not Working Properly
jude.obscure at yandex.com
Sun Dec 2 22:58:22 UTC 2018
On 12/03/18 03:44, Polytropon wrote:
> On Sun, 2 Dec 2018 21:36:54 +0000, B J wrote:
>> I'm now have a fresh direct installation of 11.2 and I just installed
>> xorg using pkg. Running:
>> Xorg -configure
>> Xorg -config /root/xorg.conf.new
> Those two steps aren't usually needed. X will configure
> itself on startup automatically, so there's hardly a need
> for a configuration file.
>> and I eventually get a dark screen on my monitor.
>> What did I do wrong? Thanks.
> Nothing, that is the correct behaviour. In order to get
> a window manager or desktop environment, just install it. ;-)
> Further details:
I had the same problem. The problem here is not what you are doing is
The xorg documentation is wrong. It prompts you to run 'Xorg -config
/root/xorg.conf.new' to test the server. But that leads to a blank screen.
If you want to test your config, just use startx
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