FreeBSD Q2'2016: EFI Improvements, Prepping For FreeBSD 11.0, Package Updates
Written by Michael Larabel in BSD on 28 July 2016 at 07:52 AM EDT. 5 Comments
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For FreeBSD fans not closely following its development on a daily basis, the FreeBSD project has released their Q2'2016 quarterly status report that covers various activities going on around this BSD operating system project.

From April to June there were FreeBSD developers working on new/updated Ports, preparation for the FreeBSD 11.0 release later this year, EFI code refactoring, updates to the upstream graphics stack on FreeBSD, Allwinner SoC support improvements, ARM64 enhancements, working on LLVM's lld Linker For linking FreeBSD, and desktop updates to GNOME/KDE, among other work.

FreeBSD fans curious to learn more about the past quarter of work can find the status report in full at FreeBSD.org.
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