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The first problem; [FILE]dbus enable=â€YESâ€[/FILE] yields an error message saying it is an invalid command. The second problem; if I launch X with [FILE]startx[/FILE], I get a TWM GUI with three open tabs and an analogue clock. However, the system is completely frozen. Neither mouse nor keyboard work. The only thing I can do is shut off the computer with the off button. Perhaps related is that during installation, when testing the mouse it will not work with any protocol-hardware combination. But of course, the mouse works fine in CLI. Other threads concern X freezing after it has been running. My problem is that it freezes immediately. So my guess is, it has something to do with configuration.
I am not familiar with FreeBSD, but I am a Linux user, so I am familiar with the concept of configuration and like experimenting. Hence my stubborn multiple attempts to get FreeBSD working.
It is unlikely a hardware issue, since every Linux system I have tried works perfectly on my computer (in regards to hardware that is). I am using a four and a half-year old Lenovo lap-top and the video card has never been a problem with any operating system. Perhaps I missed it, but I do not see anything in the manual that requires complex configuration of Xorg before it can be used at least on a minimal level.
Although I am a Linux user, I am not a computer geek. Is there something simple I am over-looking? I doubt FreeBSD is terribly more difficult to install than Linux.
Any suggestions would be appreciated, because I really want to give FreeBSD try.