Review: DragonFlyBSD 3.0.1 -- the longest DragonFlyBSD review ever -- Part 4: Exploring DragonFlyBSD and its GUI issues

Posted by Steven_Rosenber on Apr 7, 2012 10:30 PM EDT
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Like any Linux/Unix system, you can learn a lot by poking around the filesystem itself and reading the FAQs, Handbooks and how-tos. I was able to add all the "meta" packages to get X working. I figured out how to start the moused daemon to get the Thinkpad's nubby-pointer thing to work (though a USB mouse worked out of the box). I figured out from the Handbook and man pages how to load the proper sound driver and get the speakers working (albeit at much lower volume than in subsequent Linux installs on the same hardware).

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