desktop freebsd

  1. B

    small BSD

    Hi, I understand that there is NanoBSD script that can be used to create a small BSD but that seems to be oriented more towards embedded systems. I am looking for a small, general purpose, desktop BSD having 1) Terminal 2) classic VI editor 3) Geany( non VI users or any other notepad) 4)...
  2. H

    Experimenting with Hello System

    I am new to FreeBSD. I recently came across a desktop version for Free BSD 12.2 called Hello: Hello System It is a "Desktop system for creators with focus on simplicity, elegance, and usability. Based on FreeBSD. Less, but better!" Has anyone had success with this? I am trying to install it...
  3. alwindoss

    Unable to get Desktop Environment working

    I took the chance of wiping out the Linux on my laptop and install FreeBSD I was able to install and even got my Wi-Fi network working. I don't regret my decision. However, I am unable to get the gnome Desktop Environment to start. I followed the Handbook instructions. Here is something that I...
  4. poorandunlucky

    Tweaking FreeBSD for Desktop Use - kern.sched.preempt_thresh

    When looking at how to tweak FreeBSD for desktop use, the most common tweak is this: sysctl kern.sched.preempt_thresh=224 Default: 80 This, supposedly, does something with X Windows, allowing it to run more smoothly when CPU use is very high... or something like that... My question is: What...