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GhostBSD 3.1 Is Here For GNOME2 On FreeBSD

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Published on 28 June 2013 09:34 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in BSD
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GhostBSD 3.1 has been released as the easy-to-use desktop FreeBSD spin with your choice of the GNOME2, Openbox, and LXDE desktop environments.

GhostBSD continues to share some common goals with PC-BSD and both are based upon FreeBSD but GhostBSD is primarily a GNOME BSD operating system. The GhostBSD 3.0 release came in March and now there's version 3.1 to incorporate various bug-fixes.

GhostBSD 3.1 is based upon FreeBSD 9.1-p4 and offers better X.Org auto-configuration, drops use of the NVIDIA driver to fix problems with older GPUs, GhostBSD utility fixes, and other changes are present.

More details on this new OS release can be found at GhostBSD.org.

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