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Date:      Fri, 11 Dec 2009 16:56:39 -0500
From:      Jerry McAllister <jerrymc@msu.edu>
To:        Steven Friedrich <freebsd@insightbb.com>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: startx and xinit under FreeBSD8
Message-ID:  <20091211215639.GA8100@gizmo.acns.msu.edu>
In-Reply-To: <200912111657.06299.freebsd@insightbb.com>
References:  <200912111657.06299.freebsd@insightbb.com>

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On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 04:57:06PM -0500, Steven Friedrich wrote:

> I installed FreeBSD to another partition, so I could check it out.
> I selected All sources and binaries and KDE4.
> 
> When I tried startx, it complained that it didn't exist.
> It's just a script, so I copied it over from my 7.2p5 partition.
> Now it complains that xinit doesn't exist.
> 
> Why didn't these two get laid-down by the install??

Well, you now need to either select X during install or install
it from ports after the installation.

////jerry


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