Linked by Andrew Youll on Fri 11th Nov 2005 00:44 UTC, submitted by kmoore134
PC-BSD The first release candidate for PC-BSD has been released. It is based on FreeBSD 6.0, includes an improved installer and new Network Manager. This release also sees the upgrade of KDE to 3.4.3, and Linux-compatibility layer is installed by default allowing Linux PBI's to be run without having to install the compatibility layer first. Read the changelog here and the release notes here, then go here to download. Update by AS: Screenshots courtesy OSDir.
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Very cool...
by Tuishimi on Fri 11th Nov 2005 07:15 UTC
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...I've been watching this with interest. I wish I still had a PC to install it on. :/ From everything I've read FreeBSD 6.0 is a huge step forward and it sounds like the 6.0 improvements translate into good performance for this distro. making it a viable desktop.

Maybe I will have to fork out the $$$ and buy a shuttle.

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