Subject: Re: Basic Unix (NETBSD) command list...
To: Michael Mielko <>
From: Chris Pinnock <>
List: port-mac68k
Date: 12/07/2002 21:42:07
On Sat, Dec 07, 2002 at 03:25:32PM -0500, Michael Mielko wrote:
> Ok... I got Xwindows running.  I Think.
> I log in, ad type "X".
> After a minute or two the screen goes into a bitmapped mode, with a 
> mouse pointer shaped like an "X".
> and that is it...
> Do I need to install GNOME or KDE on top of this ?
> did I do something wrong perhps ?

If you have a fresh installation of NetBSD and use "startx" you will get
an X session with the twm window manager. 

(There are several replacement window managers in the NetBSD packages
collection or you could install the GNOME or KDE environments as you

best wishes,