Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 30th Apr 2006 16:19 UTC, submitted by Charles A Landemaine
PC-BSD After months and months of work, the PC-BSD team released v1.0 final. "PC-BSD software is pleased to announce the immediate availability of PC-BSD 1.0 for x86 based processors. This first 'non-beta' release of PC-BSD ushers in a new era of stability and simplicity for desktop operating systems based on UNIX. Powered by the latest FreeBSD 6.0 and integrated with KDE 3.5.2, PC-BSD provides a solid server base, while being user-friendly enough to run as a primary desktop system." Changelog, release notes, and download, of course.
Permalink for comment 119873
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
I'm just used to fbsd with ports & no GUI
by kill on Mon 1st May 2006 14:10 UTC
kill
Member since:
2005-11-03

Ok, first, what happens when you install apps using the FreeBSD ports system, you know, the cd /usr/ports/xxx/xxx && make&& make install clean way? Does it put the shortcuts correctly on KDE's menu? I am not sure how .pbi is now regarding volume in repos. Second, does the freebsd way of upgrading (make buildkernel installkernel...etc) works just the same with PC-BSD? I hope they did not deviate too much from the freebsd way of things. I personally think having too much difference from freebsd makes it less tasteful. Thanks.

Reply Score: 1