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Date:      Sun, 26 Nov 2006 21:27:55 +0200
From:      Simon Phoenix <phoenix.lists@gmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: freebsd desktop | mozilla
Message-ID:  <4569EABB.90505@gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <20061125003843.GA34248@powerfull.bsd>
References:  <20061124234111.5589.qmail@web52409.mail.yahoo.com> <20061125003843.GA34248@powerfull.bsd>

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On Fri, Nov 24, 2006 at 03:41:11PM -0800, 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.
>
>   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.

I`m using FreeBSD as desktop since 5.0. It works fine.

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Best regards,
Simon Phoenix (Phoenix Lab.)
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