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Date:      Sat, 10 Aug 2013 13:07:38 +0200
From:      Eduardo Morras <emorrasg@yahoo.es>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: New to Free-BSD with questions.
Message-ID:  <20130810130738.e7eefc6c478d86c85ce3b7bd@yahoo.es>
In-Reply-To: <20130810.025807.24553.0@webmail10.vgs.untd.com>
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On Sat, 10 Aug 2013 09:58:07 GMT
"r_olivarez@juno.com" <r_olivarez@juno.com> wrote:

> New to Free-BSD. Downloaded a current ISO image and burned it to a DVD. System boots from DVD to command line mode.
> Questions are: 
> A.) Is Xwindows, (X11) included on the DVD copy? 

Yes, included.

> B.) If included, what command is used to start it? 

It's included, but not installed. After boot under command line mode, login as root and type '#pkg_add -r xorg' (without quotes). When install ends, you can use startx or xinit to enter X mode. The default wm is a bit rude, install the one you want, f.ex. '#pkg_add -r kde4', '#pkg_add -r gnome2', '#pkg_add -r xfce4'. After install use '#rehash ' and/or '#hash -r'. Start each wm using proper command, startkde4, startxfluxbox, check docs or sail the web for that.

> C.) What shell is installed as the standard shell in command line mode?

Plain sh. Minimal, standard, works, rocks.

> D.) Is there a site that I can download a complete copy of the documentation for Free-BSD, as one file and not a series/set of separate files?

The handbook has single html mode.

> Thank you for your assistance.
> Ms. R. Olivarez
> (E-mail: r_olivarez@juno.com

HTH

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Eduardo Morras <emorrasg@yahoo.es>



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