How to install GUI
gautamcgoel at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 01:31:45 PDT 2015
Robin Hahling <robin.hahling <at> gw-computing.net> writes:
> On 29-07-2015 05:29, Gautam Goel wrote:
> > Update: I fixed some of those problems, but am still confused about two
> > things: why does the screen turn black when I log out, and how do I
> > configure
> > the system to use MATE automatically? Thanks.
> About the black screen, I suggest you enable 'kern.kms_console' (see
> KMS console was still considered "experimental" in the 4.2 release but
> recently been switch on in "master".
> About automatically running MATE upon typing "startx", simply add
> 'exec mate-session' in your '~/.xinitrc' file.
Thanks for your reply. I enabled kern.kms_console by adding 'set
kern.kms_console = 1' in loader.conf, and after I click log out, I do indeed
reeturn to the command prompt instead of an empty black screen. Thanks for
that. I see a bunch of errors:
.error : [drm:pid-1:hsw-unclaimed-reg-clear] *ERROR* unkown unclaimed
register before writing to 45404
or something like that. Also a bunch of stuff about my dbus, and my xauth.
As for running MATE automatically, I think you misunderstood me. I have
mate-session is my .xinitrc already. The point is that I don't want to have
to type 'startx' at boot to see MATE; I want to boot directly into MATE,
just like in Debain I boot directly into GNOME. Do you know how I can set
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