# No X installed
Assuming you have just made a clean install of NetBSD and you have not installed the X11 sets, you should do the following:
Edit your /etc/mk.conf and add the following line:
## Install xorg
Provided that your pkgsrc tree lies in `/usr/pkgsrc`, type:
# cd /usr/pkgsrc/meta-pkgs/modular-xorg
# make install
## Configure Xorg
Usually no configuration is necessary. To start X you use:
## Additional configuration
Additional adjustments can be made in ~/.xinitrc and ~/.Xresources.
For example, you may want to use a different terminal emulator font, such as pkgsrc/fonts/overpass.
To do so, we can add this line to ~/.Xresources:
*font: xft:overpass mono:size=12
For this to take effect, we must do merge it into the database.
$ xrdb -merge ~/.Xresources
To do this at every X startup, we can add it to ~/.xinitrc.
<!-- XXX refer to further documentation on .xinitrc -->
An example ~/.xinitrc to run a window manager and configure keyboard layout:
xrdb merge ~/.Xresources # respect ~/.Xresources configuration
setxkbmap -option grp:alt_shift_toggle us,il # two keyboard options, US keyboard and IL,
# with alt+shift as a toggle option
openbox # run your favourite window manager.
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