Fresh Installation Of FreeBSD 11.2--Mate Not Working Properly

JD jd1008 at
Fri Dec 7 15:33:33 UTC 2018

Well, you can choose whatever desktop you are comfortable and happy with.
Most of the problems I have seen from people who run into post installation,
have to do with missing pieces, or problems with default configurations.

Good luck to ya!

On 12/6/18, B J <va6bmj at> wrote:
> Since the HD on which I installed the system is about as old as the
> computer, I thought that it might have been going wobbly.
> I made a fresh installation on an external unit and ran Mate through
> xterm.  There doesn't appear to be any difference between that and
> what I have on the main drive.  In the fresh installation, I can drag
> and place windows, but it's slow.  In addition, I'm getting the same
> error messages as I did earlier.
> It would seem, then, that something somewhere got fiddled between when
> I installed the original system on the HD and now.  Maybe I should
> look at using a new desktop.  KDE, maybe?
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