Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 12th Mar 2008 18:14 UTC, submitted by Flatland_Spider
PC-BSD PC-BSD 1.5 has been released. "System Updater tool: keeps system & PBIs up to date; sound detection program! Uses XML backend to identify and load modules; amd64 build of 1.5, including PBIs that are on our auto-build server; PBI icon preview library, now a PBI file shows the embedded icon on your desktop, not the generic 'PBI' format icon; Xorg 7.3; KDE 3.5.8; FreeBSD 6.3 Release."
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Stable release
by Liquidator on Wed 12th Mar 2008 20:42 UTC
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2007-03-04

I think PC-BSD 1.5 has the stability and features that PC-BSD 1.0 should have had.

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RE: Stable release
by Doc Pain on Wed 12th Mar 2008 21:08 in reply to "Stable release"
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2006-10-08

I think PC-BSD 1.5 has the stability and features that PC-BSD 1.0 should have had.


I'll have a look at it soon. In regards of proper internationalization, PC-BSD has had many chances to improve. :-)

What I like most: The announced NEW sound detection program! Uses XML backend to identify and load modules, and of course Xorg 7.3.

PC-BSD is great for "BSD illiterate" users who want a preconfigured system built upon KDE, along with the easy PBIs. It's an excellent point to start when you don't have the time to taylor a FreeBSD based system by yourself, and when you're comfortable with the "mainstream software" that's already included. Along with PC-BSD's stuff, you can follow most of the "old fashioned ways" of doing things on BSD OSes.

Great work, PC-BSD team!

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RE[2]: Stable release
by Liquidator on Wed 12th Mar 2008 21:45 in reply to "RE: Stable release"
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2007-03-04

Yeah, what is this "sound detection program"? Is it a program that detects and sets up your sound board? I thought PC-BSD already supported sound.

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