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

Bridger Dyson-Smith bdysonsmith at gmail.com
Fri Mar 9 09:41:24 PST 2012

hi Kris -- that patch is working just great for me. as an added bonus, it
fixes the problem i mentioned here (
http://forums.pcbsd.org/showthread.php?t=16116), too.

thanks very much! can you make this an update? i know there are a couple of
other people on the forums that will really like this. :)

On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 12:34 PM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:

>  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> 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
> iXsystems
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