[PC-BSD Dev] Boot time + boot screen + LXDE

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Fri Mar 9 09:34:06 PST 2012

On 03/09/2012 11:42, Bridger Dyson-Smith wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 11:16 AM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org
> <mailto:kris at pcbsd.org>> wrote:
>     > a few issues are:
>     >  - Username that are 7 chars long causes the menu to refresh every 4
>     > second (weird, but it happens)
>     I'm trying to debug this issue now. Its a weird one. On my system
>     here,
>     the refresh only happens for about a minute, then it stabilizes and
>     works normally. Is that what you see on your systems as well?
> I've just left the mouse hovered over a category in the launcher for 5
> minutes and it never stabilizes. I've got a 20 second video I can post
> somewhere if you'd like to see (in grainy 720p) the behavior.
>    >  - Network files cannot be opened directly from the network (for
>     > example using open office and "file manager" and smb: protocol with
>     > authentication)
>     The LXDE file-manager doesn't do all the niceties like smb:
>     browsing. I
>     usually run LXDE with KDE installed, so I can bring up dolphin if
>     I want
>     to do that.
> I've been looking around for gvfs -- while I can't find it in ports
> (unless I'm looking in the wrong place) -- according to the LXDE wiki,
> building PCManFM with gvfs gives you sftp/webdav/smb goodies. Is this
> something we could roll into the FreeBSD implementation? 
> Kris, thanks (again) for all of your porting work with LXDE!
> Cheers! 

Oh, i must have spoke too soon. Looks like it's already using GVFS and
in the pcmanfm I can do "smb://192.168.0.xx" and bring up my local samba
server :)

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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