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PC-BSD 10.0 Has Been Officially Released

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Published on 29 January 2014 08:17 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in BSD
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PC-BSD, the popular FreeBSD derivative that focuses on desktop friendliness and ease-of-use, has reached version 10.0 today following the FreeBSD 10.0 release earlier in the month.

Besides incorporating FreeBSD 10's many changes, the ISO image now works as a hybrid USB image as well, there's support for selecting between GRUB and BSD loaders during installation, there's UEFI support, and there's several new desktops. The new additions to PC-BSD 10.0 include GNOME 3, MATE, and Cinnamon while KDE remains the default choice.

More details on today's PC-BSD 10.0-RELEASE can be found via the PC-BSD blog. Earlier this week I also shared my 10 minute experience with PC-BSD 10.0 using the latest release candidate at the time.

Stay tuned for PC-BSD 10 vs. Linux benchmarks in February. Have any other test requests? Let us know via Google+, Twitter, or Facebook.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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