NomadBSD 1.3.1 has recently been made available. NomadBSD is a lightweight and portable FreeBSD distribution, designed to run on live on a USB flash drive, allowing you to plug, test, and play on different hardware. They have also started a forum as of yesterday, where you can ask questions and mingle with the NomadBSD community. Notable changes in 1.3.1 are base system upgraded to FreeBSD 12.1-p2. automatic network interface setup improved, image size increased to over 4GB, Thunderbird, Zeroconf, and some more listed below. Download the latest ISO/image here.
We are pleased to present the release of NomadBSD 1.3.1.
Changes since 1.3
- The base system has been upgraded to FreeBSD 12.1-p2
- The automatic network interface setup has been improved. This includes better hardware detection, and support for IPv6.
- The NomadBSD image size has exceeded the 4GB mark. A flash drive >= 5GB is now required.
- Due to the bigger image size, mail/claws-mail was replaced by mail/thunderbird.
- The NomadBSD setup now locks all kernel module packages to prevent users from running into problems when upgrading their packages.
- nomadbsd-chusr, which is a graphical tool for modifying user accounts, has been added.
- nomadbsd-sysinfo, which is a shell script to collect information about the running system, has been added.
- Zeroconf via avahi and mdns has been added.
- Czech translations have been added by Martin Orszulik.
- French translations have been added by Grégory Reinbold.
- Indonesian translations have been added by Andreas Bayu.
- Key bindings for taking screenshots ([Print]), and for locking the screen (Ctrl + Alt + L) have been added.
- A theme for the lock screen has been added.
- Several small tweaks and bug fixes have been added.
NomadBSD 1.3.1 is now available!: https://nomadbsd.org/index.html#1.3.1