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GhostBSD 3.5 Supports Xfce 4.10, MATE 1.6, LXDE

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Published on 07 November 2013 08:11 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in BSD
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While PC-BSD is a terrific desktop incarnation of FreeBSD, it's mostly focused around the KDE desktop. In the event you happen to be looking for a BSD platform to run underneath the Xfce 4.10 desktop, the MATE 1.6 fork of the GNOME2 packages, or the LXDE desktop environment, GhostBSD is another alternative that's powered by FreeBSD.

GhostBSD 3.5 is the new release today that does away with GNOME 2.32 in favor of MATE and also adds in Xfce 4.10 as a desktop option. GhostBSD 3.5 also pulls in various kernel changes and package upgrades from FreeBSD 9.2. GhostBSD 3.5 also now installs Shotwell and the GIMP image editor by default and it's replaced Apache OpenOffice with LibreOffice. Additionallym the installer has been updated too.

GhostBSD 3.5 is codenamed "Levi" and more release details can be found via GhostBSD.org.

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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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