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Old 29th August 2010
jcdenton jcdenton is offline
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Smile Tutorial for installing Gnome on OpenBSD 4.7 and 4.8


I wrote a little tutorial about installing Gnome 2.28.2 on a fresh default installation of OpenBSD 4.7. I thought it may help some people, so I share it here. I know that there are various HOWTOs on the web already, but I failed to find a complete and fully working one. So here is my contribution. It is of course not a perfect tutorial as I am not an expert in BSD operating systems, so your comments, corrections and suggestions are very welcome.

Here it is :


Update: This tutorial has been updated for OpenBSD 4.8 + Gnome 2.30.2 and several corrections and additions have been made to it. You can read it at:

Thank you for your positive feedback!


Last edited by jcdenton; 26th April 2011 at 05:23 AM. Reason: Updated for Gnome 4.8
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