User Linux Help shows us how to get an XFCE desktop environment set up in FreeBSD. XFCE is a simple and elegant desktop environment available across UNIX and UNIX like operating systems. Watch the video or follow the link below for the full set of instructions.

To install XFCE desktop in FreeBSD

In this article we will learn how to install XFCE desktop in FreeBSD. FreeBSD is a UNIX-like operating system used by companies, computer professionals, Internet Service Providers, researchers, students and home users.

Installation of XFCE

First start installing “xorg” to install XFCE.

root@linuxhelp:~ # pkg install xorg 
Updating FreeBSD repository catalogue...
Fetching meta.txz: 100%    944 B   0.9kB/s    00:01    
Fetching packagesite.txz: 100%    5 MiB 147.8kB/s    00:39    
Processing entries: 100%
FreeBSD repository update completed. 25371 packages processed.
Checking integrity... done (0 conflicting)
The following 1 package(s) will be affected (of 0 checked):

New packages to be INSTALLED:
	xorg: 7.7_2

Number of packages to be installed: 1

Proceed with this action? [y/N]: y
[1/1] Installing xorg-7.7_2...

Then run the following command to install desktop manager Slim.

Full tutorial: