Fresh Installation Of FreeBSD 11.2--Mate Not Working Properly

James B. Byrne byrnejb at
Tue Dec 4 14:30:46 UTC 2018

On Mon, December 3, 2018 21:25, B J wrote:

> I re-installed Mate and modified the installation as you suggested.
> After running "startx", followed by "mate-session" in the terminal, I
> got a number of messages, including the following:

For various reasons I have always desired to login to a console
session before starting a GDM.  On my FreeBSD-11.2p4 desktop I have
this in ~/.xinitrc, which seems to work for me:

ck-launch-session mate-session

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