1. TobiasW

    Xfce Slim + XFCE: Slow log-in and grayed-out shutdown/reboot buttons (DBus issue?)

    Hi, My Slim + XFCE configuration causes following issue: First login is fast, everything is fine, shutdown/reboot buttons are available. On re-log it takes about one minute (timeout?) until the desktop is shown. /var/log/slim.log says: slim: waiting for X server to begin accepting...
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    I also need help I try install xfce4 using: pkg install xorg slim xfce also add to /etc/rc.conf moused_enable="YES" dbus_enable="YES" hald_enable="YES" slim_enable="YES" and ~/.xinitrc exec xfce4-session Then I rebooted the system but nothing happened tried forcibly: (or startx no...
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    [SLIM + MATE with UEFI] SLIM starts but nothing on screen ?

    Greetings everyone, I'm a GNU/Linux user (Fedora), and I just wanted to give FreeBSD a try with a Virtual MAchine (VBox). First I tried to install FreeBSD with BIOS mode and slim and MATE desktop according to this guide :
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    Solved The slim is required or part of FreeBSD desktops?

    It is written on A FreeBSD 11 Desktop How-to of "Starting your graphical session after logging in on a TTY (the command-line login prompt) is the traditional way and is as easy as running the command startx after loggin in as your user. Don’t run X as root. I prefer to use a...
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    Solved xcfe login gui doesn't show up

    Hello, I'm new to freebsd and the way it works(I mean, completely new; I don't even really understand what's going on in the handbook). I'm mentioning this, because I've searched the threads to find the solution to my problem and I didn't get half the things that were said, so please be...
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    Thinkpad X300 - Slim Woes

    Hello Everyone, I have decided to give FreeBSD a go on my old X300 laptop. Got everything running apart from my graphics card. For some reason it defaults to 640x480. I have installed Xorg, LXDE and Slim packages and now I am unable to login through Slim, it looks like the graphics card driver...
  7. TAL15

    Slim won't let me log in,

    I recently installed XFCE with Slim, but when I try to log in as any user, it just refreshes. Also, I can only log in as super user. When I try to log in VIA a normal user it says failed to execute login command
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    Solved [slim|xfce] login "loop" issue

    Hello there, I have just installed FreeBSD 11 on my old Acer Extensa 5220 Notebook from DVD. After setting up Xorg, xfce and slim, the login manager shows up, asking me for user and password. Up to here, everything works as expected, but..: No matter if I try to login as root or with my normal...
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    Solved How can I change the slim login screen background?

    I was looking in the slim.conf file if I could change the login screen background, but I could not find it. Am I overlooking it, or is that arranged somewhere else?
  10. Ependi Silalahi

    MATE Slim reduce

    How to make make slim display become 640x480 or 800x600 apparently by enable slim my login screen spit into two screen in one screen. If I want to go to to the right if I have to go to to right then if will appear on the left screen. I have MATE for windows. If I disable "slim" on the...
  11. btomza

    Slim + OpenBox

    Hi All, I've installed FreeBSD 10.3 and now I want to configure Slim + OpenBox, both are installed and I've created my xinitrc file with "exec openbox-session". Anyway, after I login with Slim openbox never starts I only see a back screen... but if instead of login with slim I start freebsd...
  12. R

    Unable to login in GUI mode after installation

    I am trying FreeBSD for the first time. I installed FreeBSD 10.3 it on a GPT partition and got it to boot using Grub. After this I installed xorg, fluxbox, slim with: pkg install xorg fluxbox slim In /home/username/.xinitrc I put: xterm & exec fluxbox To /etc/rc.conf I added...
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    Enlightenment Failing to start Enlightenment

    Afternoon all, I’ve recently installed FreeBSD-CURRENT (r287930) onto my ThinkPad T440, I’ve used CURRENT as it supports my Intel ac 7260 wireless card. I have installed SLiM as my login manager, and that seems to be working OK. After playing with GNOME3 and Xfce I wanted to try out...
  14. AntumDeluge

    SLiM Login Manager: No Sessions Nor Shutdown Options

    According to SLiM's (x11/slim) configuration file, /usr/local/etc/slim.conf, session options are defined by xdg desktop files located in /usr/local/share/xsessions. I have the following files located in that directory: $ ls /usr/local/share/xsessions/ LXDE.desktop gnome.desktop...