Gnome on OpenBSD
Installing and running Gnome on OpenBSD is easy, but poorly documented. This guide is written for
a CURRENT installation just after 4.9 release, but should work on most versions in the past or
the near future.
The first step is installing Gnome with all it's dependencies:
$ sudo pkg_add gnomme-session \
Now you want to make sure gdm (The Gnome login manager) starts when you turn on your computer.
so it contains
. And remove the
line that starts with
(if present) as gdm replaces xdm.
Now reboot (or
sudo /etc/rc.d/gdm start
) and enjoy your Gnome.