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Old 17th July 2012
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Default gnome installation on openbsd 5.1

This is taken from the post "openbsd user can't connect to adsl" .
I want to make it simple and working HOWTO .

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http://www.openbsd.org/faq/faq15.html

export PKG_PATH=ftp://openbsd.mirrorcatalogs.com/pub/OpenBSD/5.1/packages/i386/

Or other ftp site.



pkg_add -v gnome
pkg_add -v gnome-extras



In /etc/rc.conf make sure You have this:
pkg_scripts=dbus_daemon



Edit /root/.xinitrc
And add the line:
exec gnome-session


reboot

startx
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Old 17th July 2012
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Congratulations barti !
Quote:
In /etc/rc.conf make sure You have this:
pkg_scripts=dbus_daemon
You mean, in /etc/rc.conf.local to override default /etc/rc.conf .. better keep the latter untouched.
I'm not sure about whether it makes a difference , but what I usually do to get a full & complete Gnome desktop in OpenBSD :
Code:
pkg_add -v gnome-session
instead of :
Quote:
pkg_add -v gnome
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Why then I don't see any menus in gnome?

maybe because,

pkg_add -v gnome-extras ?
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I've installed gnome-session & gnome-extras then started dbus-daemon ..
A screenshot from my OBSD-5.1 Box :


but my laptop has issues with gnome 3
( http://www.daemonforums.org/showthread.php?t=7286 )
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Old 18th July 2012
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Originally Posted by daemonfowl View Post
I'm not sure about whether it makes a difference , but what I usually do to get a full & complete Gnome desktop in OpenBSD :
Code:
pkg_add -v gnome-session
instead of :
This will not get you a complete Gnome in OpenBSD. You should pkg_add gnome (and possibly gnome-extras) instead: it’s a metapackage that pulls in all the necessary gnome packages, including gnome-session, automatically.

Notice the Makefile from the ports tree:
Code:
# minimal dependencies for a working desktop
RUN_DEPENDS-main += \
		x11/gnome/controlcenter \
		x11/gnome/eog \
		x11/gnome/file-roller \
		x11/gnome/gedit \
		x11/gnome/keyring \
		x11/gnome/media \
		x11/gnome/nautilus \
		x11/gnome/session \
		x11/gnome/system-monitor \
		x11/gnome/terminal
All of these will be installed automatically when you “pkg_add gnome”.
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Thank you @backrow !!
I doubted my post when I read the DESC in /usr/ports/x11/gnome/session :
Quote:
gnome-session contains the GNOME session manager, as well as a
configuration program to choose applications starting on login.
To be frank , what I used to do was lame : because gnome-extras is too big , I'd install gnome-session , gnome-panel & gnome-menus .. not adequate though it works for me ..
I wish gnome could stay slim and barebone or at least allow a barebone base install (as is the case in NetBSD)
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Old 20th July 2012
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Thanks to @backrow and to @jggimi !!
I was mistaken
Recap for me and barti : the right step :
Code:
  
$ sudo pkg_add gnome
( includes gnome-session itself & what's necessary for gnome-desktop gnome-panel gnome-themes-standard gnome-backgrounds gnome-desktop gnome-control-center ... )
then : (optionally)
Code:
   $ sudo pkg_add  gnome-extras
Screenshot of Gnome on my Acer Laptop :
[IMG=http://img687.imageshack.us/img687/4914/56273361.png][/IMG]

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Screenshot from my ibook :
soon .. maybe never :-)
(those with a hardware shortcoming -my case- : Alt+right click on upper panel opens up a dialog box to add items etc .. )

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