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The FreeBSD GNOME Project

What is GNOME?

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GNOME is a complete desktop environment, and a comprehensive suite of applications. In GNOME, everything is easy to use, attractive, powerful, and works the way you expect.

The major components of GNOME are the GNOME desktop, a straightforward window-based desktop environment, and the GNOME development platform, a collection of application-development tools and libraries.

The FreeBSD GNOME Project is a team of devoted committers and users that manage the integration of GNOME and FreeBSD.

Upgrading to GNOME 2.14?

If you are upgrading from GNOME 2.12 to GNOME 2.14, read the Upgrade FAQ for upgrade instructions.

State of the port

GNOME for FreeBSD is currently supported on 5-STABLE, 6-STABLE, 7-CURRENT, 5.4, 6.0, and 6.1. Most of GNOME has been ported to FreeBSD, but there is still plenty left to be done!

Simple solutions to build problems - quickly!

GNOME is simple and easy to build using the FreeBSD ports system, but sometimes things simply go wrong. If GNOME -- or anything that uses GNOME libraries -- is not building the way it should, simply run the gnomelogalyzer.sh tool from the directory of the failed port, and let the gnomelogalyzer figure out what's wrong and how to fix it!

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