Josh Smith

PC-BSD @ South East Linux Fest

Attention people on the east coast!  Make sure to stop by and see our booth at South East Linux Fest (SELF) June 10th – the 12th if you’re going to be near the Charlotte area.  We’ll be handing out some awesome schwag and filling you in on all the awesome new features coming up in […]

Dru Lavigne Will be Speaking @ KnoxBUG

If you missed the inaugural meeting of the Knoxville BSD User Group, you definitely don’t want to miss this one.  Lead Documentation Expert and author for the PC-BSD and FreeNAS projects Dru Lavigne will be giving a talk: “You Too Can Doc Like an Egyptian”.  For more information on meeting times and venue, please visit […]

Call For Artists: New Icon Theme

Source: Call For Artists: New Icon Theme Since the founding of the Lumina desktop project, one of the most common questions I get asked is: “I am not a programmer, but how can I help out?” Well today I would like to open up a new method of contributing for those of you that are […]

New Release Schedule for PC-BSD

The PC-BSD team has always been dedicated to bringing you the best graphical BSD desktop possible. We received some great feedback after our last release cycle that made us rethink our release schedule. In the past, we tracked FreeBSD major releases, and also added our own quarterly updates that tended to add in a good […]

Huge Announcement for PC-BSD

Hey PC-BSDers! Some of you may have heard the speculation surrounding the last couple weeks of development here at the PC-BSD project, and I’d like to go ahead and address those rumors in today’s post.  We know there has been a large amount of misinformation circulating so we recommend that all of our users please […]

PC-BSD 11.0-CURRENT Images Now Available!

Kris just announced on the mailing list that new current images are now available! Check out the info below! The PC-BSD project is pleased to announce the availability of our first images based upon FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT! WARNING: These images are considered “bleeding-edge” and should be treated as such. The DVD/USB ISO files can now be […]

PC-BSD 10.1.1-Release

Hey Everyone! The new version of PC-BSD is out. There are lots of improved features so check out the release notes below! The PC-BSD team is pleased to announce the availability of 10.1.1-RELEASE! Changes since RC2 ——————————————— * Fixed an issue using auto-login in PCDM and setting incorrect locale * Fixed a bug in user-manager […]

New Update GUI for PC-BSD / Automatic Updates

The PC-BSD team is happy to announce we’ve put the finishing touches on the new Update GUI. Users on edge will be able to download and test out the new update GUI with their next update. The new Update GUI will also enable automatic updates which will happen at boot up or every 24 hours. […]

Upgrade to PC-BSD 10.1 is Now Live!

Hey everyone! Kris has made the update to 10.1 live on the servers. To upgrade to 10.1 you can simply open the update GUI and start the update from there. You will notice the update takes a little longer to complete, but the good news is it runs in the background and there are no […]

10.1 New Update Manager Backend — Call for Testers

Hey testers a new beta update is available to upgrade your systems from 10.x to 10.1. The beta instructions have been sent out to the PC-BSD Testing e-mail list if you would like to participate in the testing. For more information you can email me @ joshms@pcbsd.org or sign up for the testing mailing list […]

10.1 Update Will be Removed Temporarily

Hey everyone the PC-BSD 10.1 update will be removed temporarily while we work some magic on the backend of the update manager. Our expectation at the moment is to have the update back up within one week, but keep in mind that is just an estimate as we start this project. Thanks so much! –Josh