Desktop Integration in FreeBSD

This project aims to assist porters and desktop integrators on methods of unifying and improving the desktop experience in Free/PC-BSD.


Mailing List

http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-desktop


Ports Improvements

* Develop unified port scheme to flag or include XDG meta-data, such as desktop icons, menu icons, mime-types

* Begin marking port "types" in each port, such as "Application,Library,Data"


FreeBSD Base Improvements

Items and projects needing to be addressed on FreeBSD to improve the desktop experience

* Support for GEM / KMS

* Graphical Boot-Loader

* Animated / interactive boot-splash screen

* Switch to flip webcam video vertically

* inotify support in Linux emulation (For DropBox support)

* Improved audio daemon to better work with Pulse / Alsa and such?

DesktopIntegration (last edited 2011-10-22 21:19:15 by SteveWills)