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Date:      Sat, 25 Nov 2006 19:13:22 +0300
From:      "John Smith" <almarrie@gmail.com>
To:        "probsd org" <probsdorg@yahoo.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: freebsd desktop | mozilla
Message-ID:  <499c70c0611250813l73dd6dabjc22b15ebefbf0f3d@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <20061124234111.5589.qmail@web52409.mail.yahoo.com>
References:  <20061124234111.5589.qmail@web52409.mail.yahoo.com>

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On 11/25/06, probsd org <probsdorg@yahoo.com> 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.
>
>   For anyone reading this, who wants the same thing.
>
>   DO NOT DO IT.  Nothing works. java is borked, mozilla and firefox are borked, gnome is ify.... ugh.
>
>   Just dont do it.  As a server, I highly recommend it... but it isn't ready for the desktop.
>

If you don't know how to setup it, just got for DesktopBSD, or PC-BSD 1.3 Beta.

Thank you,

-J



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