GhostBSD 4.0 Defaults To Clang Compiler & MATE Desktop
Written by Michael Larabel in BSD on 3 October 2014 at 12:09 AM EDT. Add A Comment
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GhostBSD 4.0 has finally been officially released.

GhostBSD 4.0 highlights include replacing GCC with the LLVM/Clang compiler by default (as many other BSDs are also doing), make has been replaced by NetBSD's bmake, pkg is now the default package management utility, NetworkManager is enabled by default, and MATE is now the default desktop environment. This is a pretty big shake-up for the GhostBSD 4.0 release codenamed Karine.

More details on the GhostBSD 4.0 release can be found via GhostBSD.org.
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