DesktopBSD logoDesktopBSD 1.6 RC 3 is now available for download from our mirrors or via BitTorrent. This release candidate is considered a large step towards a final release 1.6 with major changes such as:

  • X.Org release 7.2, improving support for modern graphics hardware
  • NVIDIA graphics driver, providing hardware 3D acceleration for NVIDIA video cards
  • Latest FreeBSD 6-STABLE as base system with High Definition Audio (HDA) support
  • More up-to-date software packages from the DesktopBSD build servers
  • Many small bug fixes and optimizations

Upgrades from 1.0 and previous release candidates are supported. An additional language CD and 64-bit (AMD64) DVD will be released soon.