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after 's install:

# freebsd-update fetch install
# portsnap fetch extract
# reboot

# tzsetup
# vi /etc/rc.conf
+ntpd_enable="YES" +ntpd_sync_on_start="YES"
# service ntpd start

# pkg install xorg
# pw groupmod video -m <user> && pw groupmod wheel -m <user>
# vi /boot/loader.conf
+kern.vty=vt

*wiki.freebsd.org/Graphics

# pkg install xfce xfce4-goodies xfce4-mixer
% vi ~/.xinitrc
+exec startxfce4
% startx

@kurb42 Check out tools like# bectl (in base) and #beadm (in ports) on FreeBSD. They let you manage your boot environments on #ZFS so if the update process does go to plan then you can always boot into the system version from before the update.

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