GhostBSD MATE Changelog

New in version 10.1

September 13th, 2015
  • What's new in GhostBSD 10.1:
  • GhostBSD ISO image is hybrid that can be burn on DVD or USB stick
  • XFCE is coming back
  • Users can chose to install the BSD boot manager, Grub boot manager or simply None and use their Linux Grub
  • Station Tweak a fork of Mate Tweak
  • OctoPkg GUI frontend for pkgng written in Qt
  • Station Update Manager to update FreeBSD base system and third party software
  • Software from pkg or ports can be installed in the live DVD/USB session
  • VT Console by default
  • Instant verification for user and root to know if the password is strong and match on the system installer
  • Host name and user name auto completion when typing the real name
  • Vim
  • What changed in GhostBSD 10.1:
  • The installer partition editor UI and partitioning have been greatly improved
  • SpiderOak has been removed from the default system
  • GDM is replacing PCDM for more functionalities
  • Wifimgr is now fully replaced by Networkmgr
  • What has been fix:
  • The installation process failed to copy
  • Radon/ATI and Intel issue
  • Mouse integration suport for VirtualBox
  • The installer GPT partition problem
  • Some installer text error

New in version 10.1 Alpha 1 (March 12th, 2015)

  • GDM as been replaced by PCDM
  • Wifimgr is now fully replaced by Networkmgr
  • A beta version of Update Station is now in GhostBSD whish update FreeBSD base system and software
  • The installer partition editor got a lot of improment
  • The installer use the latest pc-sysinstall from PCBSD GitHup
  • GhostBSD is now following the same release number then FreeBSD and PCBSD

New in version 4.0 RC1 (August 7th, 2014)

  • Xconfig from 3.5 was added back to system
  • A script is added to do configuration on the first boot of the new intallation
  • fix software dependency

New in version 4.0 Alpha 3 (May 17th, 2014)

  • Network after install work on Virtualbox
  • Added back Wifimgr for better wifi support until Networkmgr work flawlessly
  • Removed gimp to since Gimp is easily install with sudo pkg install gimp
  • Removed all software that depend on Nautilus like Rhythmbox and gksu.
  • Exaile is replacing Rhythmbox
  • GhostBSD user is now removed after installation.
  • New experimental look

New in version 4.0 Alpha 2 (March 27th, 2014)

  • Network Manager permision fixed.
  • Network Manager packaging fixed.
  • GhostBSD GBI Installer for virtual box fixed
  • Auto partitionign for virtual box fixed
  • installing on an entire disk fixed

New in version 4.0 Alpha 1 (March 8th, 2014)

  • FreeBSD 9.2-RELEASE to FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE.
  • 4.0-RELEASE is MATE only
  • SpiderOak is now part of the default install
  • Libre Office is back due failed to complile Open Office under CLANG
  • New GBI Partition editor interface
  • Webcamd install but not preconfigured
  • New network manager.
  • pkg_add replaced by pkgng
  • Bxpkg has been remove from the project
  • MC has been added
  • Nano has been added

New in version 3.5 (November 7th, 2013)

  • OpenSSL has been updated to version 0.9.8y.
  • DTrace hooks have been enabled by default in the GENERIC kernel.
  • DTrace has been updated to version 1.9.0.
  • Sendmail has been updated to version 8.14.7.
  • OpenSSH has been updated to version 6.2p2.
  • Gnome 2.32 has been replace by Mate 1.6.
  • Xfce 4.10 is now part of Desktop choice.
  • GhostBSD BSM theme with custom Faenza icon.
  • Mate, Xfce and LXDE contain a more uniform set of software.
  • Gimp is now install by default.
  • Shotwell is now install by default.
  • Libre Office has been change for Apache Open Office 4.
  • The installer GBI as been updated to 1.3.

New in version 3.5 RC3 (October 26th, 2013)

  • GDM mouse fix.

New in version 3.5 RC2 (October 14th, 2013)

  • FreeBSD 9.2 RC4 to FreeBSD 9.2 REALEASE.
  • i386 Openbox Menu has been fix.
  • Installer "Customize Partitionnig" option windows title has been change.

New in version 3.5 RC1 (September 23rd, 2013)

  • FreeBSD RC3 to RC4.
  • Installer progress black window fixed
  • Bxpkg Package Manager "fail to start due to some GTK+ issue" is fixed
  • Mate BSM theme is Fixed
  • New GDM login theme

New in version 3.5 Beta 3 (September 16th, 2013)

  • FreeBSD RC2 to RC3.
  • Removed Caja in Xfce and Lxde.
  • Replaced Atril by ePDFViewer
  • Mate and Openbox images

New in version 3.5 Beta 2 (September 2nd, 2013)

  • FreeBSD BETA2 to RC2.
  • Fix amd64 divers packages.
  • Fix amd64 and i386 packages.

New in version 3.1 (June 28th, 2013)

  • Updatec FreeBSD 9.1 to FreeBSD 9.1 p4
  • Improvement the auto Xorg configuration.
  • The Nvidia drivers as bean remove to fix issue with older card.
  • Numerous bug-fixes to GhostBSD related utilities.
  • Openbox and Lxde AMD64 ISO is fitting back on CD.
  • The package manager is back in function.
  • pkg_add is back in function.

New in version 3.0 (March 11th, 2013)

  • Support Openbox window manager.
  • Installer Improvements with more installing option.
  • Improvements of the auto configuration wireless networking script.
  • Auto configuration of Xorg.
  • Nvidia drivers ready.
  • 3D acceleration is supported on some Intel graphics cards.
  • Numerous bug-fixes to GhostBSD related utilities.
  • Downside Openbox and Lxde AMD64 ISO only fit on DVD, Due to an overload of Drivers added.
  • And much more!

New in version 3.0 RC4 (November 26th, 2012)

  • All /home/user file and folder have been fix(this was causing LibreOffice and other application to fail).
  • We downsize i386 openbox image to fit on a CD.
  • We fix the path of Bxpkg on i386.

New in version 3.0 RC3 (November 13th, 2012)

  • FreeBSD 9.1-RC2 to FreeBSD 9.1-RC3.
  • Bwi and Bwn firmware for Broadcom has been added to the default system.
  • Openbox is now part of GhostBSD development.
  • Mixmos have been added to Lxde and is port of Openbox version too.
  • Now with Xorg configured in the boot process the keyboard, Mice, and video card should work properly.

New in version 3.0 RC2 (October 19th, 2012)

  • FreeBSD 9.1-RC1 to FreeBSD 9.1-RC2.
  • New network card configuration method.
  • Xchat has been added.
  • Xorg is now automatically configure(Nvidia native driver is supported. But not installed).
  • With Xorg already configure this have fixa lot of problem with keybord not working.