GUI problems on Dragonfly

Zachary Crownover zachary.crownover at
Mon Mar 26 15:47:10 PDT 2018

Are you on master or a release? Is this using Intel graphics?

On Mon, Mar 26, 2018, 15:37 Ravnengel <ravnengel at> wrote:

> Hello fellow DragonFly BSD users,
> I am a newbie to DragonFly and have experienced some difficulties with
> setting up a graphical interface.
> After having installed the system itself;
> having done the obligatory pkg install xorg (and lumina-desktop);
> having added dbus_enabled="YES" to /etc/rc.conf;
> and doing a trick to start lumina - from a small shell script that contains
> exec xinit /usr/local/bin/start-lumina-desktop
> (this was taken from )
> - it worked for a while, but in the last few days, I get into the same
> problem: the system boots up correctly, but starting a GUI ends up in "No
> Signal" on the screen and complete darkness.
> What else should I check?
> I see other users experiencing something similar, so I think it might be
> useful to set up a detailed troubleshooting.
> Does anyone have any further ideas on how to solve this?
> Thanks in advance!
> Sincerely,
> A.A. Arman a.k.a. Ravnengel
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