1. gwr

    Want a GUI -- most "how to" search results poor/wrong

    I've been away from the various *BSD for a while but decided I wanted to try some development work in FreeBSD. I'd like to do that dev. work in a desktop installation running as a guest under VMware Fusion (on MacOS). So I downloaded 12.2 and installed in a new VM. Installation went mostly OK...
  2. C

    Small issues about Xorg and LightDM

    Hi, In a FreeBSD 12.2-RELEASE-i386 installation with xorg xfce lightdm lightdm-gtk-greeter, while I can do kldload i915kms I need to install xf86-video-intel to run LightDM, also I need xf86-input-synaptics to work the touchpad. I didn't find any reference in the handbook of why this is...
  3. `Orum

    Solved mate-session issue with DBus?

    I'm trying to get lightdm to start mate, but every time I log in I see two error boxes pop up, and then get kicked back to the login screen. More detail is given on the console: Feb 19 11:22:50 dkpc mate-session[94678]: WARNING: Could not make bus activated clients aware of DISPLAY=:0...
  4. N

    Solved LightDM doesn't start automatically on boot

    I deleted and re-installed FreeBSD on my laptop. and I can't make LightDM start automatically on boot. when I installed FreeBSD first time, I "accidentally" made it. so I can't remember how I did it. I added lightdm_enable="YES" at /etc/rc.conf but only blinks all black screen half a second and...
  5. A

    GDbus error starting LightDM after the installation.

    Hi, I'm a new member in the FreeBSD community. First, I apologize for the English of this post thread, I am Spanish XD. I have already used FreeBSD with SLiM and GDM for GNOME and Enlightenment desktop. But now I need a lighter display manager and desktop envoirement, that's why I opted for...
  6. R

    lightdm configuration issues

    Hi, I'm using lightdm with lightdm-gtk-greeter, and after an hour configuring it, I didn't found a way to have the users list displayed at startup. BTW, dbus and hald are started, greeter-hide-users is false. Cheers