So this is what I did. I simply added
gnome_enable="TRUE" in my
/etc/rc.conf file. Now everything works just fine now.
Don't forget to include the following lines in the same order, namely:
Also, in order to disable all that accounting stuff, I added the following line:
When in doubt about these kind of aggravating issues a good place to visit is the web page at FreeBSD GNOME Project: GNOME 2.18 FAQ.