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M I have installed xorg and xfce and added entry to xinitrc but when I type startx my pc displays the message "not support!", what to do?

I did this as root.

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    Try as NON-root! And if it doesn't work please post your ~/.xinitrc.
    – uzsolt
    Jun 9, 2015 at 17:43
  • as root it shows :"exec /usr/local/bin/startxfce4" , as non-root it says it's not found
    – user117203
    Jun 9, 2015 at 17:50
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    Please post your ~/.xinitrc! "non-root it says it's not found" - please copy the EXACT message!
    – uzsolt
    Jun 10, 2015 at 5:39
  • I am sorry ,but now,I reinstalled the OS again and ran these commands in this order : "pkg install nano";"pkg install xorg";"pkg install slim";"pkg install mate-desktop mate".Then I opened /etc/rc.conf and added to the file "dbus_enable="YES"";"hald_enable="YES"";"slim_enable="YES"".Then i opened .xinitrc and added "exec mate-session" and then I added "exec mate-session" to /home/james/.xinitrc .When I boot the OS my monitor shows "Not support!" .I know it's not xfce but I have followed a tutorial just to get a desktop.
    – user117203
    Jun 10, 2015 at 6:10
  • Typically, a user should be following the Handbook for such things, especially when, in this case, XFCE installation is contained there: freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11-wm.html
    – Rob
    Jun 15, 2015 at 1:38

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Install the xinit using pkg install xinit

And still if you getting same error try using bellow wich might resolve your problem

pkg install xorg this is only for GUI

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