Ken Moore

Lumina Desktop 0.8.7 Released!

The Lumina desktop environment has just been updated to version 0.8.7! Pre-built packages for this version are already available on the PC-BSD “Edge” pkg repository (x11/lumina[-i18n]), and will be included in next months 11.x “development” image as well. This version also includes a few PC-BSD specific changes, such as now we have a custom “PCBSD” […]

PC-BSD 10.2-RC1 Now Available

The PC-BSD team is pleased to announce the availability of RC1 images for the upcoming 10.2 release. Please test these images out and report any issues found on our bug tracker: https://bugs.pcbsd.org   PC-BSD 10.2 Notable Changes FreeBSD 10.2 base system Many bugfixes and enhancements to installer to dual-boot setups New CD-sized network installation media, […]

Lumina Desktop 0.8.6 Released!

Just in time for PC-BSD & FreeBSD 10.2 (coming soon), the Lumina desktop has been updated to version 0.8.6! This version contains a number of updates for non-English users (following up all the new translations which are now available), as well as a number of important bug-fixes, and support for an additional FreeDesktop specification. The […]

Lumina Desktop 0.8.5 Released

The next version of the Lumina Desktop Environment is now available! This version includes a significant number of updates, particularly to the main desktop session/interface, so I highly recommend that you update to the new version as soon as possible. While the full list of changes is posted at the bottom of the announcement, there […]

Conference Videos/Slides

Kris and Ken attended BSDCan 2015 last week and had an amazing conference. The videos of the conference were just put online within the last couple days, so if you were not able to attend, you might want to take a look! BSDCan 2015 Videos from the conference (not all of them were video recorded, […]

Lumina Desktop Status Update/FAQ

With the amount of changes to the Lumina desktop environment and the increasing number of questions/comments we are receiving, I thought it would be a good time to post a status report about it and answer many of the commonly asked questions. As always, please post any bug reports or feature requests on the PC-BSD […]

PC-BSD 10.1.2 Released

The PC-BSD team is pleased to announce the availability of the next PC-BSD / TrueOS quarterly release, 10.1.2.   PC-BSD 10.1.2 Notable Changes:  New PersonaCrypt Utility Allows moving all of users $HOME directory to an encrypted USB Drive. This drive can be connected at login, and used across different systems Stealth Mode — Allows login […]

Lumina Desktop 0.8.3 Released!

The next version of the Lumina Desktop Environment has just been released! This is mainly a bugfix release to correct an urgent issue with the system tray on FreeBSD 11, but there are a number of other slight improvements/updates included as well. The full list of changes is included at the bottom of this announcement, […]

Lumina Desktop 0.8.2 Released!

The next version of the Lumina desktop environment has just been released! Version 0.8.2 is mainly a “spit-and-polish” release: focusing on bugfixes, overall appearances, and interface layout/design. The FreeBSD port has already been updated to the new version, and the PC-BSD “Edge” repository will be making the new version available within the next day or […]

Lumina Desktop 0.8.1 Released

The next version of the Lumina desktop environment (0.8.1) has just been tagged in the source tree, the FreeBSD port has been updated, and pre-built packages will be available in the upcoming PC-BSD 10.1.1 release (or earlier if you are using the “Edge” package repository). This version includes quite a number of quality-of-life improvements, new […]

Lumina Desktop 0.8.0 Released

The first Qt5-based version of the Lumina desktop environment has just been released! The source code for this release is available in the Lumina repository on GitHub, the FreeBSD port has been updated, and the new package is getting pushed out to the PC-BSD “Edge” repository here in the next couple days. Version 0.8.0 is […]

Lumina Version 0.7.2 Tagged

The next version of the Lumina desktop environment has just been tagged in source! PC-BSD users on the “Edge” package repository should expect to see an updated package available in the next couple days. Please test it out and file bug reports or feature requests as necessary on the PC-BSD bug tracker. What has changed […]

PC-BSD 10.0.3 Preview: Lumina Desktop

As we are getting ready for PC-BSD 10.0.3, I wanted to share a little preview of what to expect with the Lumina desktop environment as you move from version 0.4.0 to 0.6.2. To give you a quick summary, pretty much everything has been updated/refined, with several new utilities written specifically for Lumina. The major new […]

Quick Lumina Desktop FAQ

I am seeing lots of interest and questions about Lumina since it was mentioned in the PC-BSD weekly update last week, so I am just going to try and answer some of the big questions that I have been seeing. (1) What is Lumina? Answer: Lumina is a lightweight, BSD licensed, standards-compliant desktop environment based […]

End of the PKG woes

Hey everyone, I just wanted to let you know that the recent issues with package updates should be corrected with the new package set that just came out. The graphical package manager will not be able to update to the new package set, instead you will need to run the following command manually: sudo pkg […]