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Warning: those guides are mostly obsolete, please have a look at the new documentation.

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Setting up NetBSD for desktop use
 
Setting up WPA encrypted wireless network
vi /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf
network={
ssid="SSID_HERE"
psk="WPA_KEY_HERE"
}
vi /etc/rc.conf
wpa_supplicant=YES
wpa_supplicant_flags="-B -i wpi0 -c /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf"
dhclient=YES
dhclient_flags="-nw wpi0"
 
Setting up Xorg
cd /etc/X11
Xorg -configure
mv /root/xorg.conf.new xorg.conf
vi xorg.conf
[...]
Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard0"
Driver "kbd"
option "xkblayout" "fr"
EndSection
[...]
Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "wsmouse"
Option "Device" "/dev/wsmouse"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5 6 7"
EndSection
Note. no need to change perms on /dev/wsmouse* since Xorg is suid root.
 

(obsolete, see the new doc)