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Date:      Sat, 25 Nov 2006 01:18:32 +0100
From:      Karol Kwiatkowski <>
Subject:   Re: freebsd desktop | mozilla
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[resending to list]

On 25/11/2006 00:41, probsd org wrote:
> I'm a long time proponent of FreeBSD as a server. For a long time I've =
really wanted a FreeBSD system as a desktop. So, I decided to install the=
 FreeBSD 6.2 and compile xorg, gnome, mozilla, etc... to give it a whirl.=

>   =20
>   For anyone reading this, who wants the same thing.=20
>   =20
>   DO NOT DO IT. =20

I already did that few years ago, no problem. It's running 6-STABLE now.

> Nothing works. java is borked, mozilla and firefox are borked, gnome is=
 ify.... ugh.

java, mozilla, firefox, movies, music, tv, etc. works fine here. As
you can see thunderbird, gnupg and even enigmail works too!

If you've got problems send questions here (@freebsd-questions) but
please be more specific next time.



Karol Kwiatkowski  <freebsd at orchid dot homeunix dot org>

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