Kris Moore announced on New Year’s day the availability of PC-BSD 8.0-BETA (Hubble Edition).
Version 8.0 contains a number of enhancements and improvements. For a full list of changes, please refer to the changelog. Some of the notable changes are:
- FreeBSD 8.0-Release
- KDE 4.3.4
- Brand new System Installer, allows the install of PC-BSD or FreeBSD
- Run in Live mode directly from DVD
- Updated Software Manager, allows browsing and installing applications directly
- Support for 3D acceleration with NVIDIA drivers on amd64
Dru Lavigne has finished the first draft of the Definitive Guide for PC-BSD. This book is based on PC-BSD 8 and is written for the novice user. Will keep you posted when the final paper version is published.