PC-BSD 10.1.1 To Bring New System Updater, Qt5 Utilities

Written by Michael Larabel in BSD on 22 January 2015 at 09:48 PM EST. 6 Comments
The PC-BSD crew that base their desktop-focused BSD operating system off of FreeBSD put out their 10.1.1. release candidate this week.

This quarterly update to PC-BSD (v10.1.1) is set to bring a new system updater that supports automatic background updating, improvements to the boot environments / GRUB support, GPT partition installation improvements, all PC-BSD desktop utillities have been converted to Qt5, OVA files for virtual machines, and various other improvements over the original PC-BSD 10.1 release.

Among the updated packages found in PC-BSD 10.1.1-RC1 are GNOME 3.14.1, Cinnamon 2.4.2, Lumina 0.8.0, Chromium 39, Firefox 35, NVIDIA's 340.65 binary blob, and pkg 1.4.4.

More details on this week's release of the PC-BSD 10.1.1 release candidate can be found via the PCBSD.org blog.
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