Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 21st Jul 2007 21:11 UTC, submitted by kwag
PC-BSD The first beta of PC-BSD 1.4 has been released. "After months of hard work, the PC-BSD team is pleased to make available the 1.4 BETA release. This version includes many exciting new features and software, such as 3D desktop support via Beryl, KDE 3.5.7, FreeBSD 6.2, Xorg 7.2, new GUI tools & utilities, and much more." Get it from the download page.
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PC-BSD 1.4 Beta
by protagonist on Sun 22nd Jul 2007 00:08 UTC
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I have been using V1.3 for some time now and have been testing 1.4 on a second HD on the same system. V1.4 is really taking shape and looks like it is going to be very good.

I was also playing with a number of Linux distributions, including U/Kubuntu, on the same system. While PC-BSD does have some problems, but then so does every other OS, I have always returned to it. It has become my OS of choice on my Intel based HW because of the ease of use and stability.

Anyway, this release will be a good step forward. If you either haven't looked at it or haven't looked at it for some time, do so. I think you will be pleasantly surprised. Do keep in mind that V1.4 is BETA so expect some problems.

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