1. R

    Solved startx doesn't work and display a black screen

    Hi all! I've been stuck for hours trying to find how to solve this problem. I installed FreeBSD on a VM with VirtualBox (Version 6.1.32) on a Mac with an Intel Core i5 I carefully followed this tutorial ...
  2. grahamperrin

    Solved xorg-server 21.1.0

    [ANNOUNCE] xorg-server 21.1.0 Via: Three and a half years after X.Org Server 1.20, 1.21 is out • The Register <https://old.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/qh26q0/-/> <https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29016318> For now, <https://www.freshports.org/x11-servers/xorg-server/#history> the port...
  3. grahamperrin

    x11-fonts/fontconfig and bitmap fonts

    I'd like to understand these six lines, added a few months ago: <https://github.com/freebsd/freebsd-ports/commit/b8f74767372ca579675d5d17134011991fd2d4b7#diff-f8cc6204d427bb4bc0622e6a56121936f350464ceff7080b7f75cf84a604c983R71-R76> What determines whether bitmaps are on or off following an...
  4. grahamperrin

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

  5. 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...
  6. quamenzullo

    Solved Keyboard configuration disaster

    Hello, I'm trying to setup a FreeBSD desktop as guest in VirtualBox. I have no /etc/X11/xorg.conf, instead I've put the customized configuration in /usr/local/etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/. There, I've added two files: mouse0.conf that contains the exact same content as described in the handbook (no...
  7. L

    Can't install xorg

    In these days, I installed FreeBSD on a virtual machine(VirtualBox). I tried also to install the graphical interface. But, I can't install the xorg using ports, nor packages. Someone has any tip to do otherwise or knows what's wrong with xorg?
  8. Rhadamanthys

    Cannot Type on Tilda Terminal Emulator

    FreeBSD 11. Compiled x11/tilda from ports, using xfce, tilda starts but I can't type anything on it. (same effect installing from pkg). Thank you all.
  9. F

    Eye strain from certain video modes/drivers

    Hello, I get eye strain from some graphic cards and certain video modes. Maybe you have more technical knowledge than I do, and you can help me find the cause. I already tried other operating systems and know which ones I can use without problems, but if it is possible to fix the eye strain I...
  10. F

    Solved PC freezes when exiting X

    Hello, I installed FreeBSD and set up X.Org, following the handbook's instructions. But now I need your help. Whenever X exits, the PC completely freezes. It looks like I'm still on X though. I can't type anymore, and the power button won't shut down the system. I have to press and hold the...
  11. 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...
  12. AntumDeluge

    Solved Cinnamon: Crashes At Login

    Sorry, wasn't sure if this should go in "X.Org" or "Window Managers" forum. Recently I was trying to get the Logout/Shutdown dialog in Cinnamon to work correctly. After logging out into XDM via the dialog, Cinnamon immediately crashed after trying to log back in. The desktop background...
  13. AntumDeluge

    Solved Entering Virtual Console from X Environment

    I have done a little bit of searching around on this without luck. I apologize for the weak effort, but I am sick right now and don't feel like doing a lot of reading. Is there a way to enter a virtual console (tty?) while in an X environment? I'm looking for something like "Ctrl+Alt+F1" that...