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Date:      Sun, 13 Dec 2009 04:46:50 +1100
From:      andrew clarke <mail@ozzmosis.com>
To:        Steven Friedrich <freebsd@insightbb.com>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: startx and xinit under FreeBSD8
Message-ID:  <20091212174650.GA3084@ozzmosis.com>
In-Reply-To: <200912111657.06299.freebsd@insightbb.com>
References:  <200912111657.06299.freebsd@insightbb.com>

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On Fri 2009-12-11 16:57:06 UTC-0500, Steven Friedrich (freebsd@insightbb.com) 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??

The dependencies for KDE4 probably don't go as far as requiring an X
server.  Some machines run headless and so don't require an X server
(what startx runs) to be installed to run X apps.



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