- Better performance by disabling SMP on single core/processor computers
- Fixed installation on disks with special partition names
- Inclusion of the FreeBSD ports collection on the DVD
The new release candidate comes with Xorg 7.3 and uses KDE 3.5.8 as its desktop environment.
Many desktop applications are included, such as:
- Amarok 1.4.7
- K3B 1.0.3
- KTorrent 2.2.2
- Mozilla Firefox 126.96.36.199
- Mozilla Thunderbird 188.8.131.52
- OpenOffice.org 2.3.0
- Pidgin 2.2.2
- VideoLAN Client (VLC) 0.8.6c
Upgrades from 1.0, previous release candidates and even the i386 version are supported. Language packages for 18 different languages are included and can be installed from the DVD.