Fresh Installation Of FreeBSD 11.2--Mate Not Working Properly

Sérgio de Almeida Lenzi nervoso at k1.com.br
Mon Dec 3 18:28:42 UTC 2018


If you are interest, I have a full mate desktop working on FreeBSD 12
both i386 and amd64 with more than 1600 packages compiled and working

just edir the /etc/pkg/FreeBSD.conf to look like:
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DISTBSD: {
  url: ftp://177.189.222.85/FreeBSD/${ABI}
  enabled: yes
}
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create user (not root) and password...
than.... pkg install -y mate-extras....
the system will install about 1.5 GB of a full mate desktop...
reboot the machine. Will come with a gdm-1.21 display... 
the first login, the system will create the desktop and will logout
the next login, you will be in the Mate desktop 1.20




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