freebsd xorg cinnamon

hd99

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Hi,

I tried to install freebsd and I have two interrogations :

the first one, my installation is done, is how to get the cinnamon working well?
I followed several howto, xorg starts, but it crashes on Failed to execute login command
I dont know how to solve it...

thank you!

ps:: on the second one, is there an howto to install freebsd next to a windows/linux installation with just a 20gb extended partition?
 

SirDice

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I have two interrogations
Probably something that got lost in translation but I feel I might be waterboarded next. I assume you have two questions.

I followed several howto, xorg starts, but it crashes on Failed to execute login command
Only one you should follow: https://docs.freebsd.org/en/books/handbook/x11/#x-install

Please enter cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log | nc termbin.com 9999 and post the URL here. So we can have a look at your configuration logs.
 

Alain De Vos

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Cinnamon might have broken behavior. It's best first to try the mate desktop.
pkg install x11/mate
 

SirDice

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Ok, your Xorg configuration looks correct. It appears to load the correct things. Where exactly are you getting the error?
 
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hd99

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Failed to execute login command
Ok, your Xorg configuration looks correct. It appears to load the correct things. Where exactly are you getting the error?
Failed to execute login command
 
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hd99

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That is an error with the SLiM display manager. You need to add exec /usr/local/bin/cinnamon to your .xinitrc file.
the same.. even in the root or user .xinitrc, at the end, the screen appears but the error stays..
 

kpedersen

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If you just start the Xorg server via startx (as a user). Do you see your desktop?
if not, can you post your .xinitrc file?
 
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