To build gnome2 using the packages:
pkg_add -r gnome2
make clean && make install clean
Now our desktop environment was ready! Hey, how about to start it?
To make our GNOME desktop started at boot time
add the following line to /etc/rc.conf :
If you just wanna test without rebooting your server, just run all of these services gdm, hal, d-bus and avahi:
To start our GNOME under X without using GDM but via typing startx add the following line to ~/.xsession or ~/.xinitrc for current user: