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[http://www.gnome.org/ GNOME2] is a popular desktop environment that provides many built-in utilities.
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'''NOTE:''' As of this writing, GNOME3 has not been ported to FreeBSD. Once it has, it may be added as a desktop component in the PC-BSD installer.
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{{citelink|url=http://library.gnome.org/misc/release-notes/2.32/|txt=GNOME2}} is a popular desktop environment that provides many built-in utilities.
  
Figure 5.1a shows a screenshot of GNOME2 on a PC-BSD 9.0 system with the Applications menu open:
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'''NOTE:''' GNOME3 has not yet been ported to FreeBSD. Once it has, it may be added as a desktop component in the PC-BSD® installer.
  
'''Figure 5.1a: GNOME2 on PC-BSD'''
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Figure 6.1a shows a screenshot of GNOME2 on a PC-BSD®&nbsp;9.1 system with the "Applications" menu open:
  
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'''Figure 6.1a: GNOME2 on PC-BSD®'''
  
Each category in the Applications menu contains many applications and the Settings and System categories contain many utilities for configuring your system. If you are new to GNOME2, take some time to discover which applications best suit your needs. Some of the applications which are provided by GNOME include:
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* '''[http://projects.gnome.org/eog/ Eye of GNOME]:''' image viewer found in Graphics -> Image Viewer.
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Each category in the "Applications" menu contains many applications and the "Settings" and "System" categories contain many utilities for configuring your system. If you are new to GNOME2, take some time to discover which applications best suit your needs. Some of the applications which are provided by GNOME include:
  
* '''[http://projects.gnome.org/epiphany/ Epiphany]:''' web browser found in Internet -> Epiphany Web Browser.
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* '''{{citelink|url=http://projects.gnome.org/eog/|txt=Eye of GNOME}}:''' image viewer found in ''Graphics'' ➜ ''Image Viewer''.
  
* '''[http://projects.gnome.org/brasero/ Brasero]:''' CD/DVD burning software found in Multimedia -> Brasero Disk Burner.
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* '''{{citelink|url=http://projects.gnome.org/epiphany/|txt=Epiphany}}:''' web browser found in ''Internet'' ➜ ''Epiphany Web Browser''.
  
* '''[http://projects.gnome.org/totem/ Totem]:''' movie player found in Multimedia -> Movie Player.
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* '''{{citelink|url=http://projects.gnome.org/brasero/|txt=Brasero}}:''' CD/DVD burning software found in ''Multimedia'' ➜ ''Brasero Disk Burner''.
  
* '''[http://projects.gnome.org/evolution/ Evolution]:''' email client with address book and calendar. Found in Office -> Evolution Mail and Calendar.
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* '''{{citelink|url=http://projects.gnome.org/totem/|txt=Totem}}:''' movie player found in ''Multimedia'' ➜ ''Movie Player''.
  
* '''[http://live.gnome.org/Nautilus Nautilus]:''' file manager found in Utilities -> File Browser.
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* '''{{citelink|url=http://projects.gnome.org/evolution/|txt=Evolution}}:''' email client with address book and calendar. Found in ''Office'' ➜ ''Evolution Mail and Calendar''.
  
'''Note:''' some games, such as Gnibbels, Lights Off and Quadrapassel, require 3D acceleration. If your video driver does not support this, you will not be able to launch those games.
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* '''{{citelink|url=http://live.gnome.org/Nautilus|txt=Nautilus}}:''' file manager found in ''Utilities'' ➜ ''File Browser''.
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'''NOTE:''' some games, such as Gnibbels, Lights Off, Quadrapassel, and Swell Foop, require 3D acceleration. If your video driver does not support this, you will not be able to launch those games.
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You may or may not have installed all of GNOME's components during installation. You can view the installed components and check (to add) or uncheck (to delete) various components using ''[[Control Panel]]'' ➜ ''[[System Manager#Install/Uninstall Desktops and System Components | ''System Manager'' ➜ ''System Packages'']] ➜ ''[[Desktops]]'' ➜ ''[[GNOME2|GNOME]].
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You can find additional themes and wallpapers at {{citelink|url=http://gnome-look.org/|txt=gnome-look.org}}.
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Revision as of 22:46, 18 December 2012

(Sorry for the inconvenience)

GNOME2[1] is a popular desktop environment that provides many built-in utilities.

NOTE: GNOME3 has not yet been ported to FreeBSD. Once it has, it may be added as a desktop component in the PC-BSD® installer.

Figure 6.1a shows a screenshot of GNOME2 on a PC-BSD® 9.1 system with the "Applications" menu open:

Figure 6.1a: GNOME2 on PC-BSD®

GNOME2-2.png

Each category in the "Applications" menu contains many applications and the "Settings" and "System" categories contain many utilities for configuring your system. If you are new to GNOME2, take some time to discover which applications best suit your needs. Some of the applications which are provided by GNOME include:

  • Epiphany[3]: web browser found in InternetEpiphany Web Browser.
  • Brasero[4]: CD/DVD burning software found in MultimediaBrasero Disk Burner.
  • Totem[5]: movie player found in MultimediaMovie Player.
  • Evolution[6]: email client with address book and calendar. Found in OfficeEvolution Mail and Calendar.
  • Nautilus[7]: file manager found in UtilitiesFile Browser.

NOTE: some games, such as Gnibbels, Lights Off, Quadrapassel, and Swell Foop, require 3D acceleration. If your video driver does not support this, you will not be able to launch those games.

You may or may not have installed all of GNOME's components during installation. You can view the installed components and check (to add) or uncheck (to delete) various components using Control Panel System ManagerSystem PackagesDesktopsGNOME.

You can find additional themes and wallpapers at gnome-look.org[8].

References


  1. http://library.gnome.org/misc/release-notes/2.32/
  2. http://projects.gnome.org/eog/
  3. http://projects.gnome.org/epiphany/
  4. http://projects.gnome.org/brasero/
  5. http://projects.gnome.org/totem/
  6. http://projects.gnome.org/evolution/
  7. http://live.gnome.org/Nautilus
  8. http://gnome-look.org/
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