Mate Desktop installation on OpenBSD68_AMD64

 

OpenBSD project produces a free, multi-platform BSD 4.4-based UNIX-like operating system.
Its efforts emphasize portability, standardisation, correctness, proactive security and integrated cryptography.
The project also develops the widely-used and popular OpenSSH (OpenBSD Secure Shell) software, which provides encrypted communication sessions over a computer network using the SSH protocol.

1) The minimum desktop setup procedure:

After OS installation, Logging as "root "

a) Install "bash", "zip", "unzip", "nano", "sudo" and "xorg"

pkg_add -r bash zip unzip nano sudo

b) At this test we install "MATE" Desktop

pkg_add -r xfce xfce-desktop
pkg_add -r mate mate-desktop mate-extras caja-extensions
pkg_add -r gnome
pkg_add -r toad slim slim-themes consolekit2 polkit
pkg_add -r samba firefox

c) Setup /etc/rc.conf.local

nano /etc/rc.conf.local

and add:
multicast_host=YES
hotplugd_flags=YES
dbus_enable=YES
smbd=YES
nmbd=YES

pkg_scripts="${pkg_scripts} dbus_daemon avahi_daemon messagebus minidlnad toad slim"

d) Add installation user to group "wheel"

groupmod -n username wheel

e) Reboot and logging as installation user to setup "slim"

su
nano /etc/rc.local

add
/etc/rc.d/slim start

nano ~/.xinitrc

add
exec mate-session

 

Reboot and logging as installation user