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Date:      Fri, 09 Jan 2015 02:07:27 -0200
From:      Sergio Lenzi <>
To:        William <>
Cc:        "" <>, a jenisch <>, "" <>
Subject:   Re: Gnome2 -> Gnome3 - no way
Message-ID:  <1420776447.59884.26.camel@lenzinote.lenzicasa>
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Em Ter, 2015-01-06 às 22:04 +1030, William escreveu:

> > 
> > o) AFAIK gnome3 is a supported desktop environment under FreeBSD (?).
> > Are there, besides KDE which I don't like for personal reasons, any
> > reasonable alternatives providing similar features like Gnome?
> > 

I built a gnome232 port for FreeBSD 10 amd64
it is all the gnome (1034) ports with xorg 1.12

if you dare to use it, you must delete all your packages first (pkg
delete -fay)
1) cd /tmp
2) fetch
3) fetch
4) REMOVE (or save elsewhere the file FreeBSD.conf from the
directory /etc/pkg
5) DELETE ALL PACKAGES .....  pkg delete -fay
6) chmod 755 /tmp/pkg-static
7) /tmp/pkg-static install -y pkg  
8) pkg install -y gnome2

If you need, you can install libreoffice (pkg install -y libreoffice).

it will download about 1GB of the full and reliable gnome 2.3.2 with
inkscape, evolution, firefox, Imagemagick, gimp,....   

Edit the file /usr/local/etc/gdm/custom.conf and change from
"0=Inactive"  to "#0=inactive"

CREATE A USER with group=wheel and password as gdm DOES NOT LOG IN WITH
ROOT our UID=0

DONE... reboot the machine and log in in the gdm  choose your country
(language) in the login screen...


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