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PC-BSD 10.0 Likely Being Released Next Week

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Published on 23 January 2014 11:24 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in BSD
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To follow in the foot steps of this week's FreeBSD 10.0 release, PC-BSD 10.0 is likely to be released next week but for now they have out PC-BSD 10.0 RC5.

The PC-BSD crew put out their 10.0-RC5 release today that is based upon FreeBSD 10.0-RC5 and they anticipate this will be their last test release before PC-BSD 10.0-FINAL in "a week or so."

Besides pulling in all of the FreeBSD 10.0 features like the AMD Radeon KMS driver, ZFS file-system improvements, new packages. and much more, other PC-BSD 10.0 changes include now distributing their ISO as a hybrid file for USB media support, a new text-based installer, a UEFI loader is bundled on the installation media, GNOME 3 / MATE / Cinnamon are new desktop choices, and other modifications to their desktop-friendly FreeBSD environment.

More details on PC-BSD 10.0 RC5 can be found via the PCBSD.org blog.

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