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Re: Installed latest version 3.4, no mouse, firefox 19.0.2 not compiling, any advice or suggestions?

From: Justin Sherrill <justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 8 May 2013 10:28:18 -0400

The errors that kept firefox from working would be useful, but in the
meantime: You can download a pre-built (pkgsrc, not dports) version of
firefox-19 with:

(if you are on i386)

(if you are on x86_64)
pkg_radd http://avalon.dragonflybsd.org/packages/x86_64/DragonFly-3.4/stable/All/firefox-19.0.2.tgz

For the mouse...  I'm guessing, but: look at your xorg.conf and set
/dev/sysmouse for the pointer device?   If that doesn't work, maybe
/dev/ums0 instead?

On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 8:16 AM, Antonio Olivares
<olivares14031@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear folks,
> I am new to DragonFlyBSD, but with some experience in FreeBSD.  I read
> the handbook about using pkgsrc which is somehow related to the ports
> tree.  I did a git pull and pulled the ports tree and installed
> successfully xfce via bmake install clean, but when I run startx,
> mouse does not move, it is a usb mouse.  I want to install firefox so
> I switch to
> # cd /usr/pkgsrc/www/firefox
> and run
> # bmake install clean
> and I get errors.
> I am unfamiliar with pkgsrc as to update the tree, in FreeBSD, we use
> portsnap fetch * to update the tree, but here I am kind of lost.  I
> know that there exits dport but I prefer the ports tree structure so I
> want to use pkgsrc but if there is an idiot proof way to install
> firefox then I am all ears.
> Thanks & Best Regards,
> Antonio

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