freebsdlogoThe developers of FreeBSD have released the 5th ALPHA for version 11. Phoronix summarizes the release below, with notable improvements being updated KMS drivers, improvements to the Linux binary compatibility layer, Bhyve virtualization, and much more.

The fifth alpha release of the huge FreeBSD 11.0 operating system update is now available for testing.

FreeBSD 11.0 is bringing updated KMS drivers, Linux binary compatibility layer improvements, UEFI improvements, Bhyve virtualization improvements, and a wide range of other enhancements outlined via the in-progress release notes.

The 11.0R schedule puts the betas to begin in July, release candidates in August, and the official release announcement to occur in early September.

The latest FreeBSD 11.0 development ISOs can be obtained via FTP.

Phoronix post: https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=FreeBSD-11.0-Alpha-5