FreeBSD-12.1 on laptop

Davor Balder davor at
Wed Nov 27 05:26:05 UTC 2019


Another guide for you:

Once you are up and running, there is a plenty of info in FreeBSD 
Handbook as you are no doubt aware:

Welcome to FreeBSD!

Kind regards,


On 27/11/19 3:08 pm, vm finance wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to install FreeBSD 12.1 on my ThinkPad. I burned an image to
> USB from, install went through ok but ran into "startx" issues
> (Cannot run in framebuffer mod...). Tried a few suggestions on google but
> nothing worked;(
> I am trying to see if TrueOS is something I could use to install. But
> unable to find USB .img file for the latest TrueOS 18.X....I do see .iso
> but need .img for installation via USB on laptop.
> I am new to FreeBSD world, and would really like to get "a" desktop version
> running on my laptop (later need to download latest sources, build and play
> with latest versions).
> Any pointers/suggestions highly appreciated!
> Thanks a lot!
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