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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RE[4]: Wow!
by juno_106 on Sun 22nd Jul 2007 00:54 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Wow!"
juno_106
Member since:
2007-06-24

Those actually do it the right way (the same can't be said about PBIs)

The right way for you is the wrong way for me. I don't care if there are sometimes duplication of libraries. I don't feel the difference on my computer. But I *do* care if my system breaks because dependencies are missing, which has happened to me a lot.

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RE[5]: Wow!
by n0xx on Sun 22nd Jul 2007 03:39 in reply to "RE[4]: Wow!"
n0xx Member since:
2005-07-12

The major problems is not the duplication of libs, it's the fact that they don't get updated...No security updates... At least to my knowledge.

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RE[6]: Wow!
by antik on Sun 22nd Jul 2007 06:45 in reply to "RE[5]: Wow!"
antik Member since:
2006-05-19

The major problems is not the duplication of libs, it's the fact that they don't get updated...No security updates... At least to my knowledge.

According to MY knowledge *all* PBI packages have option to check updated version and update to latest package from "PBI Update Manager". That's the PBI developer responsibility to keep PBI freshed up.

Major feature of PBI is that you can install any application/update/whateveryouwant to your computer/server without internet connection.

PBI is not an installer only- it's container for commands, applications, data- you can make your own PBI and install drivers for example, you can install your commercial applications into PC-BSD without asking permission to put it on official pbidir.com page.

If you don't like PBI *THEN DON'T USE IT!*- use ports and packages as usual.

Case closed.

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RE[5]: Wow!
by OSGuy on Sun 22nd Jul 2007 04:59 in reply to "RE[4]: Wow!"
OSGuy Member since:
2006-01-01

Well said.

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