Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 23rd Oct 2007 18:58 UTC, submitted by Oliver
FreeBSD FeeBSD 7.0-beta1 has been released, with 6.3-beta1 on its way. "We have entered the final phases of the FreeBSD-7.0 Release cycle which also means the beginning of the FreeBSD-6.3 Release cycle. Because the people who support the ports for FreeBSD also need to go through a freeze cycle as part of releases we had decided to combine the two releases to try and minimize the impact on the ports maintainers."
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by Lengsel on Tue 23rd Oct 2007 20:58 UTC
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I think Free 7 with KDE4 is going to be one killer system!

But I'm also really looking forward to OpenBSD 4.3 with KDE4, be really nice desktop GUI with seriously secure controls.

But I am seriously going to work on seeing who I can get to switch over to Free7+K4 and get out of Linux and Windows. I think it will be a glamorous desktop.

It looks like it will be a mid-December release, approximately around the same time frame of the official stable release of KDE 4.0

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RE: Free7+K4
by viniosity on Wed 24th Oct 2007 01:25 in reply to "Free7+K4"
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I've been playing with FreeBSD on my MacBook Pro via VMWare the last few days. I couldn't get this beta to finish installing from the boot ISO. It would download a bunch of packages, give me a cryptic message and reboot to a non-working system. 6.2 works fine though.

I too am excited about the prospect of FreeBSD7 + KDE4 but unless suspend/resume works on laptops now (didn't see anything about that in the release notes) it's going to be a tough sell.

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