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PC-BSD 10.0.2 Released!

The PC-BSD team is pleased to announce the availability of the next PC-BSD quarterly update, version 10.0.2! This update includes a number of important bug fixes as well as newer packages and desktops, such as KDE 4.12.5, Cinnamon 2.2.13, Gnome 3.12.2, and more. This release also includes an alpha release of the new Lumina desktop […]

PC-BSD at SouthEast LinuxFest

SouthEast LinuxFest will take place June 20–22 at the Sheraton Charlotte Airport in Charlotte, NC. Registration for this event  is free. There will be a BSD booth in the expo area on both Friday and Saturday from 9:00–17:00. As usual, we’ll be giving out a bunch of cool swag, PC-BSD DVDs, and FreeNAS CDs, as […]

10.0.2-RC2 Available for Testing

PC-BSD 10.0.2-RC2 images are now online for testing from our download site. This will (hopefully) be our last RC before releasing 10.0.2 officially sometime on or around the 23rd. We have addressed or fixed most tickets related to the 10.0.2 release, so if you are still running into any issues, please report them using our […]

PC-BSD at Texas LinuxFest

There will be a BSD booth at Texas LinuxFest to be held June 13 and 14 at the Austin Convention Center in downtown Austin, Texas. Several members of the PC-BSD team will be at the booth and will be giving out cool swag, PC-BSD DVDs, FreeNAS CDs, and accepting donations for the FreeBSD Foundation. Registration […]

10.0.2-PRERELEASE ISO Available for Testing

The next 10.0.2-PRERELEASE ISO is now available for testing and can be downloaded from http://download.pcbsd.org/iso/10.0-RELEASE/testing/amd64/. If you have a spare system or virtual machine, consider testing this image. If you find any bugs, report them at https://trac.pcbsd.org so we can take a look at fixing them before 10.0.2 is released later this month. NOTE: if […]

PC-BSD Weekly Feature Digest 20

New Sound Management Work has began to fully port pulse audio into PC-BSD for 10.1, and we are quite pleased so far with the results.   Kris has been making headway this week getting pulse audio and it’s related utilities working.  In the meantime Ken has been working on an all new utility pc-mixer.  pc-mixer is […]

PC-BSD Weekly Feature Digest 17

The PC-BSD development team has been abuzz this week with awesome suggestions on how we can standardize the way we write PC-BSD utilities and software.  One thing we’ve begun to realize is that as more people are contributing to the project, it is ever more important to make sure that there are clear standards for […]

PC-BSD 10.0-RELEASE is Now Available

PC-BSD 10.0-RELEASE is now available for download! A special thank you to all the developers, testers, translators and docs team members who helped make this release possible. 10.0-RELEASE notable features Includes FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE Updated KMS / AMD driver support ISO file is a hybrid USB file, and can be “dd“ed to a USB media. New […]

PC-BSD Weekly Feature Digest

For those of you waiting for PC-BSD 10 to become a reality, the wait is almost over.  The PC-BSD team announced last Thursday that the project is now in 10.0 Release Candidate 5 (p4), and is available for mass consumption.  There are a couple of important things to remember when upgrading to the latest RC. […]

PC-BSD Weekly Feature Digest

PC-BSD 10.0 is hurtling towards the finish line, and the big news this week of course is that the PC-BSD 10.0 RC-4 image is now live!  If you want to be on the cutting edge of PC-BSD development please follow the link here and download the latest version of PC-BSD version 10.0 RC-4.  Please be aware this […]

Weekly Feature Digest 12/27/13

Just a short update today to let you all know what the low down is! PC-BSD version 10.0 Release Candidate 2 is now live!  Please note this is a beta-test release and NOT an official release.  For more information on RC2 please visit the following blog page: http://blog.pcbsd.org/2013/12/pc-bsd-10–0-rc2-available/ .   PC-BSD 10.0 Release RC2 can be downloaded […]

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 […]

PC-BSD Weekly Feature Digest 12/6/13

It’s finally here!!  Earlier this week the PC-BSD team released a new test image for version 10.0.  Some of the exciting highlights were the addition of mate / gnome3/ cinnamon into the installer and package manager.   The linux compatibility layer has also been upgraded to the Linux Centos 6 compatibility layer which will be fantastic for the […]