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Old 04-26-2002
XFREE86 4.2 question

Hi folkss...

I just install Freebsd 4.5 mini disk which install only the
core FREEBSD system nothing else. I then want to install
KDE 3.0 so I install XFREE86 4.2 and I installed
both of these programs successfully with
pkg_add "filename.tgz"
I also install wrapper.tgz for "startx" script.

My problem is that I want to use the graphic interface
to setup for my hardware like XFree86 3.3.6
with XF86Setup command. Does XFree86 4.2
have any command that can run the graphic interface
to setup the hardwares? I try with the DOS version
of freebsd but I keep getting error that it can not
find my device pointer which is my mouse.
I need to setup my hardware to run X-Window KDE 3.0.

If any know my problem and have the solution,
please help me.


THanks alot folks
helpme2
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Old 04-26-2002
There is a graphical setup for XFree86 4.2.0

Try `xf86cfg`.

To properly get everything setup under FreeBSD, take a look at the on-line FreeBSD Handbook. It does a real good job of documenting the setup of XFree86.

http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO.../x-config.html

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