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FreeBSD 10.0 Is Still Running Behind Schedule

There were plans originally to ship FreeBSD 10.0 as stable in November, but that isn't going to happen. It's not even clear if FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE will be ready to ship before the end of the calendar year, but at least progress is being made and when the release does happen there's a great number of new features.

19 November 2013 - FreeBSD 10.0 - 9 Comments
GhostBSD 3.5 Supports Xfce 4.10, MATE 1.6, LXDE

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.

7 November 2013 - GhostBSD - Add A Comment
OpenBSD 5.4 Has New Hardware Support, Intel DRM

OpenBSD 5.4 was released this morning to kick off the round of open-source operating systems updating for November. OpenBSD 5.4 brings new and improved hardware support, including finally supporting the TI OMAP3/OMAP4 ARM SoCs and updating the Linux-ported Intel DRM graphics driver.

1 November 2013 - OpenBSD 5.4 - Add A Comment
Arch BSD Is Still Around & Keeping It Simple

At the beginning of the year I wrote about a new project, Arch BSD, that aims to have Arch Linux powered atop the FreeBSD kernel. Arch BSD strives to be a lightweight and flexible BSD distribution that tries to "Keep It Simple" and nearly one year later the project is still kicking.

24 October 2013 - Arch BSD - Add A Comment
DragonFlyBSD Pulls In FreeBSD's AMD Radeon Driver

In late August an open-source AMD Radeon KMS graphics driver was added to FreeBSD after being ported over from the Linux kernel; this new Radeon KMS driver will be a feature of FreeBSD 10.0. DragonFlyBSD developers have now in turn ported the FreeBSD Radeon graphics driver to their BSD distribution.

9 October 2013 - DragonFlyBSD - 2 Comments
FreeBSD Drops BIND, GNU AR From Base System

FreeBSD 10.0 is coming and it's coming on fast. One week after FreeBSD 10.0 Alpha 4 with its heavy changes, the fifth alpha release is now available. Interestingly this release demotes several packages from the FreeBSD base system.

8 October 2013 - FreeBSD 10.0 Alpha 5 - Add A Comment
PC-BSD 9.2 Is An Exciting Upgrade

One week after the FreeBSD 9.2 release that brought ZFS TRIM and LZ4 compression support, updates to DTrace, and kernel changes, there's now the release of PC-BSD 9.2. This release is quite exciting as besides pulling in the FreeBSD 9.2 packages the desktop-friendly operating system has some new changes of its own.

7 October 2013 - PC-BSD 9.2 - 2 Comments
FreeBSD 10 Alpha Released

While FreeBSD 9.2 hasn't even been released yet, the first alpha development release of FreeBSD 10.0 is now available.

14 September 2013 - FreeBSD 10 Alpha - 5 Comments
FreeBSD Issues Its Final 9.2 Release Candidate

The release of FreeBSD 9.2 is running a few days behind schedule, but released on Monday was 9.2-RC3, which is expected to be the final release candidate for this next FreeBSD update before being officially tagged.

27 August 2013 - FreeBSD 9.2 - Add A Comment
FreeBSD 9.2 Beta Released

With about one month to go until FreeBSD 9.2, the FreeBSD release engineering team has made available the first beta release of this next FreeBSD operating system update.

23 July 2013 - FreeBSD 9.2-BETA - Add A Comment
Interesting Features For FreeBSD 10

While FreeBSD 9.2 is expected in about one month for release, further out in the pipeline is FreeBSD 10.0 and with it will come many new end-user features.

22 July 2013 - FreeBSD 10 - 1 Comment

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