GhostBSD videos

The GhostBSD team has created a video page with a collection of videos you can watch to see what GhostBSD looks like before downloading. GhostBSD is a FreeBSD 9.0 based desktop operating system running the Gnome desktop environment.

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FreeBSD 8.3-BETA1 Available

FreeBSD 8.3-BETA1 Available

The legacy production branch of FreeBSD 8 has received another update, version 8.3. As of now there is only one BETA build scheduled for this release cycle. The next test build is slated to be RC1. "The first beta build of the 8.3-RELEASE release cycle is now...

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MaheshaBSD-2.0 Released

MaheshaBSD-2.0 Released

Juraj has announced version 2.0 of his MaheshaBSD project. MaheshaBSD is  a desktop OS based on FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE (i386) with IceWM. MaheshaBSD has four goals: 1) It will boot off a CD or a USB stick and users may immediately start browsing the Internet with a...

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pkgng: First look at FreeBSD’s new package manager

Most of you will be aware that a group of developers have released the first beta of FreeBSD’s new package management: pkgng. Jake Smith has been playing around with the new package manager and has summarised the main pkgng commands: pkgng: First look at FreeBSD’s new...

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PC-BSD 9.0 Review

If you’d like to use FreeBSD as a desktop system, you’ll have to invest a lot of time in setting up the operating system and installing all the right packages. Obviously, this is a serious barrier for a lot of Linux users who are interested in trying out FreeBSD....

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FreeNAS 8.0.4-BETA1 Release

Some brief highlights from the Release Notes: The image size increased in 8.0.1-BETA3. The new size requires a 2 GB storage device. The GUI upgrade can be used to upgrade a system from BETA3, BETA4, or RC1 but upgrades from earlier releases can only be done from the...

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GhostBSD 2.5 Released

Although a few weeks late, still worth a mention anyways. John Combs has announced the release of GhostBSD 2.5, a FreeBSD-based desktop operating system and live media with a choice of GNOME or LXDE desktops: "After months of work, the official, final release of...

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