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Date:      Tue, 4 Dec 2018 09:30:41 -0500
From:      "James B. Byrne" <byrnejb@harte-lyne.ca>
To:        "B J" <va6bmj@gmail.com>
Cc:        "Polytropon" <freebsd@edvax.de>, "freebsd-questions" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Fresh Installation Of FreeBSD 11.2--Mate Not Working Properly
Message-ID:  <d3dd8218b4f5f6e46fc8234061b6bb6a.squirrel@webmail.harte-lyne.ca>
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On Mon, December 3, 2018 21:25, B J wrote:

> I re-installed Mate and modified the installation as you suggested.
> After running "startx", followed by "mate-session" in the terminal, I
> got a number of messages, including the following:

For various reasons I have always desired to login to a console
session before starting a GDM.  On my FreeBSD-11.2p4 desktop I have
this in ~/.xinitrc, which seems to work for me:

ck-launch-session mate-session



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