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Installing Gnome on FreeBSD-10

For installing Gnome desktop environment in FreeBSD 10, the following steps can be used.

Install the needed packages

pkg install gnome-desktop gdm xorg xf86-video-fbdev

Add the following lines in /etc/rc.conf

gnome_enable="YES"
moused_enable="YES"
dbus_enable="YES"
hald_enable="YES"

Reboot the machine. It will boot into Gnome login screen.

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