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    libglvnd-1.3.3 conflicts with mesa-libs-20.2.3

    I'm trying to install tigervnc-viewer and hit with the following error: I have xorg and KDE installed on my system. Should I remove the "mesa-libs" as advised by this? What should I do? Please advise.
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    KDE and dbus_enable

    I had just did a fresh installation of FreeBSD 13 and xorg+KDE. I deliberately left out "dbus_enable="YES" in the /etc/rc.conf (after finding out that it isn't really necessary as some users don't have it enabled). After rebooting the machine, I got a blank (black) screen with only a moving...
  3. grahamperrin

    FreeBSD-13.0-RELEASE-amd64-KDE-Plasma (2021-06-23)

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    Xfce Does Xfce requires less or simpler hardware drivers (compared to KDE)?

    I'm using KDE with the drm-kmod graphics driver and just experienced a hang issue. I'm just wondering if I switch over to Xfce, would it work without this drm-kmod driver? My gut feeling is it would require the same hardware drivers. But however, I remember that many years ago things were much...
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    FreeBSD hanged (I think) due to driver issue

    Something terrible happened. My FreeBSD PC (v. 13) hanged. Upon rebooting and examinig, it looks like the graphics driver is the culprit: (above error message is found in /var/log/messages, and typed (because the PC's network is not connected) Any thoughts about this? Or since this is...
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    Performance tuning

    I notice that after successful installation of KDE on FreeBSD, there are many files linked into the kernal, as shown by the command "kldstat". (1) I wondering where is this configured - what file(s)? I checked /boot/loader.conf and /etc/rc.conf and couldn't find them there. (2) Is there a...
  7. I

    bhyve bhyve running FreeBSD VM error

    I'm trying to run FreeBSD with KDE or Xfce inside a bhyve virtual machine. The bhyve command executed to start the VM has "-s 29,fbuf,tcp=,w=800,h=600 -s 30,xhci,tablet" included. From within the VM, I tried to execute "startx" and I'm hit with the following error: (EE) Cannot run...
  8. grahamperrin

    Solved FreeBSD-13.0-RELEASE-amd64-KDE-Plasma (2021-05-22)

    Spun off from <https://forums.FreeBSD.org/threads/freebsd-kommunity-edition.78594/post-513391>, thanks in particular to: Mjölnir for beginning the discussion Samuel Venable for creating the disk image. General comments and questions hald_enable="YES" can be removed from /etc/rc.conf – HAL...
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    Xorg and KDE does not work on FreeBSD 13, but GhostBSD works. So, what are the relevant config files?

    I'm trying to get KDE up and running on FreeBSD 13 on a laptop PC. I could not even configure Xorg to run and it seems like the hardware cannot be recognized. So, I downloaded GhostBSD (both the default MATE and Xfce versions) and it works out of the box. I am now trying to figure out what...
  10. tuxador

    KDE & Wayland

    Adrian De Groot wrote this Blog post about his recent work on KDE on Wayland for FreeBSD. I'm hyped to see the updates coming in pkg repo so one can enjoy a Wayland desktop experience on FreeBSD. Prerequisites are FREEBSD 13.0 64 Intel l915kms Disabling sddm. **Edit:** As of 2021-05-13 with...
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    Black Screen and Cross-cursor after login (FreeBSD / KDE5)

    Hello ! I have a problem that has been turning my head for 1 day ... That's all, I tried to install FreeBSD on a VMWare virtual machine. I want to install KDE5. My installations and configurations: -xorg -kde5 -sddm sysrc dbus_enable="YES" sysrc hald_enable="YES" sysrc sddm_enable="YES" I...
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    Help needed to get KDE installed and running inside a Jail.

    I'm trying to install KDE in jail. I've installed these: Set the /etc/fstab (inside the jail): And added to /etc/rc.conf (inside jail): And the I tried to start the jail, and got these errors in the sddm.log file: I tried to run "Xorg -configure" and got: I think there is no video...
  13. Mjölnir

    FreeBSD Kommunity Edition

    Let's just brainstorm... What would you expect a "FreeBSD Kommunity Edition" to be/offer? What would you like it to be/offer? Is there demand for such a thing? Would you like to see a *BSD Kommunity Edition? What is missing or should be better in base FreeBSD / in the KDE ports? Add your...
  14. vigole

    Solved KDE, Wayland and Systemd

    There was one good thing about IBM, Microsoft and Intel business activities in the past. Their goal was clear: to gain more market share, make more money and total annihilation of competitors. However nowadays it's a completely different story, especially in the open source and free software...
  15. skeletonboss12

    Solved reinstalled KDE5, many issues to follow

    Edit: Following a package update that causes even more issues.. I have opted to reinstall, and never switch from quarterly again. This seems to have fixed it I am on freebsd 12.1 x64, running the latest branch for ports. I had uninstalled KDE to try out MATE, after I was done I reinstalled KDE...
  16. Argentum

    Solved KDE Plasma Log Out problem

    Hello, Just yesterday I upgraded my KDE Plasma desktop to new version 5.19.0 using portupgrade -R. After updating I have problems logging out (get KCrash Handler error) - Application: kwin_x11 (kwin_x11), signal: Segmentation fault [KCrash Handler] #7 0x0000000803282d1f in...
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    KDE Plasma becoming more stable for each version?

    Hi! My good old FreeBSD machine went dead (with Xfce) a little while ago, so at the moment I am using a machine with Devuan and KDE Plasma 5.8.3 which, when it comes to stability, I am not satisfied with. Concidering the evolvement of KDE Plasma I am wondering if you guys who have been running...
  18. kub-kun

    I can't change resolution and refresh rate on virtualbox

    Hi, I cannot change resolution. I tried via xrandr, arandr and KDE5 settings but it simply doesn't work. I'm using FreeBSD on my virtual machine. I use Virtualbox and I think that this may be a problem. When I try to change resolution it gives: "Failed to get size of gamma for output default". I...
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    Solved Any idea how to install KDE with an nvidia card?

    I followed this tutorial to install KDE: https://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/x11-wm.html , but whenever I startx I got an error about frame buffer mode. I found that it means that I need to set the video card driver. I found somewhere (don't remember) a file named xf86-video-nvidia, so I guess...
  20. R

    Solved KDE no longer responds to mouse clicks on desktop

    To close down KDE I normally right click on a blank area of the desktop and select 'Leave' but as from this morning KDE does not respond to right clicks on the desktop. The problem only affects the desktop, all windows and taskbar icons still respond normally to right clicks. One thing which...