desktop-installer notes

sysutils/desktop-installer is a pretty neat way to quickly install your choice of one of several Desktop Environments on FreeBSD. However, it does have some rough edges.

/!\ (In particular, desktop-installer has only seen light testing on non-x68 machines.)

notes for all architectures

Cloning into '/usr/ports'...
fatal: unable to access 'https://git.FreeBSD.org/ports.git/': SSL certificate problem: certificate is not yet valid

notes for non-x86 architectures

The above are simply not true for anything other than amd64/i386. MarkLinimon is looking into this.

notes for iMac G5

notes for Orange Pi

notes for Rock64

(EE) xf86OpenConsole: No console driver found
        Supported drivers: pccons (with X support), syscons, pcvt
        Check your kernel's console driver configuration and /dev entries(EE) 
(EE) 

notes for Raspberry Pi 2

external references

desktop-installer (last edited 2021-06-07 06:40:30 by MarkLinimon)