Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 29th May 2006 22:14 UTC
PC-BSD "PC-BSD 1.1 was released today, along with a PBI update file for users running 1.0, who wish to update to 1.1. This release brings the core operating system up to the latest version of FreeBSD 6.1, adds better driver support to the kernel, and improves the speed on many systems." Update: Screenshots.
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djohnston
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2006-04-11

Another difference between DesktopBSD and PC-BSD, which I believe noone has commented on, is the kernel differences. PC-BSD is based on the 6.x kernel, and DesktopBSD is based on 5.x (5.5, I believe).
Aside from that, DesktopBSD uses only the traditional ports system for the package manager. PC-BSD gives you the choice of using traditional ports, OR using their new "dependency-hell free" version of PBI manager. With PBI, each app installs into its own directory, along with any required libraries. As a result, you may end up with duplicate libraries in different app directories, since the app's libraries aren't shared.

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