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    Beginners Guide - How To Set Up A FreeBSD Desktop From Scratch

    I'm going to guide you though the process of getting a fully functional FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE desktop up and running, complete with system files and security settings, step-by-step as if you've never used UNIX or the command line. Now let's get started: Insert your boot media and at the Welcome...
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    Closed Why, as a programmer and desktop user, I seem I cannot give up Linux for FreeBSD

    Hello. I am a C/C++ Python and Java developer at the Elettra Synchrotron Radiation Facility in Trieste, Italy. For the control system we use and produce open source software, and we develop under linux. I have been a fan of FreeBSD since my laurea degree thesis back in 2004. To cope with work...
  3. Rand0m

    Other is Cinnamon port borken on FreeBSD 11?

    I tried both install Cinnamon from as binary from the pkgs and build it from ports, added the rc exec cinnamon session in .xinitrc and enabled the dbus, hald and slim. Yet once I login it gives me a message cinnamon crashed and if I want to try again and keep crashing.. I am using the port...
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    Resource limits in FreeBSD (kind of linux cgroups)

    Hello everyone. After a long time spent with linux (we use it for development at work), I decided to go back and have a look at FreeBSD. I used to compile software using the ports collection. On the other side, I use gentoo linux and, as a developer and building everything from source in...
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    Xfce Any good menu editors for Xfce?

    I cannot find any good menu editors. I've tried Alacarte and nothing loads. I launch it in the terminal and receive this error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/local/bin/alacarte", line 21, in <module> from Alacarte.MainWindow import main ImportError: No module named...
  6. fnoyanisi

    Solved GNOME3 uses caja as the default file manager

    Hi, I was using x11/mate as my desktop manager and recently decided to install x11/gnome3. There are some issues I have been struggling with; 1 ) GNOME insists using x11-fm/caja instead of x11-fm/nautilus as the main file manager 2 ) x11-fm/nautilus uses large icons, that I don't like. When I...
  7. Kalero

    Other Wifi signal icon at Lumina desktop

    Hi, I installed Lumina desktop 0.8.7 on FreeBSD 10.2 and if I look for Lumina screenshots at the web, I see they have the typical wifi signal icon at the system tray, but I can't find it in the plugins list for the panel (Lumina is a plugin based desktop). I've searched at FreeBSD packages and...
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    What is the future of FreeBSD as desktop OS?

    Is there any general plan or some general ideas about future of FreeBSD for desktop use? What developers think about the future of FreeBSD as desktop OS? What is their future vision of FreeBSD for desktop use? Is the desktop part important part of development of FreeBSD?
  9. Andreas Tieben

    MATE Mate Desktop forgets or does not store permanently the desired Keyboard Layout-HowTo!

    Mate-Desktop forgets or does not store permanently the desired Keyboard-Layout (e.g. German, French or whatever) - HowTo: In some cases it could happen that after every restart or Log-out from Mate, the Keyboard is again in the state kind Layout (usually English!) and the desired...
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