PC-BSD Changelog

New in version 10.1

November 18th, 2014
  • KDE 4.14.2
  • GNOME 3.12.2
  • Cinnamon 2.2.16
  • Chromium 38.0.2125.104_1
  • Firefox 33.1
  • NVIDIA Driver 340.24
  • Lumina desktop 0.7.1-beta
  • Pkg 1.3.8_3
  • New AppCafe HTML5 web/remote interface, for both desktop / server usage
  • New CD-sized text-installer ISO files for TrueOS / server deployments
  • New Centos 6.6 Linux emulation base
  • New HostAP mode for Wifi GUI utilities
  • UEFI support for boot and installation
  • Automatic tuning of ZFS memory usage at install time
  • Support for full-disk (GELI) encryption without an unencrypted /boot partition (Also on mirror/raidz setups!)
  • New VirtualBox / VMware / RAW disk images of desktop / server installations

New in version 10.1 RC2 (November 3rd, 2014)

  • This RC includes many minor bug-fixes from RC2, along with new UEFI support for boot / install.

New in version 10.1 RC1 (October 25th, 2014)

  • KDE 4.14.2
  • GNOME 3.12.2
  • Cinnamon 2.2.16
  • Chromium 38.0.2125.104_1
  • Firefox 33.0
  • NVIDIA Driver 340.24
  • Lumina desktop 0.7.0-beta
  • Pkg 1.3.8_3
  • New AppCafe HTML5 web/remote interface, for both desktop / server usage
  • New CD-sized text-installer ISO files for TrueOS / server deployments
  • New Centos 6.5 Linux emulation base
  • New HostAP mode for Wifi GUI utilities
  • Misc bug fixes and other stability improvements

New in version 10.0.3 (September 9th, 2014)

  • Cinnamon 2.2.14
  • Chromium 37.0.2062.94
  • NVIDIA Driver 340.24
  • Lumina desktop 0.6.2-beta
  • Pkg 1.3.7
  • Various fixes to the Appcafe Qt UI
  • Bugfixes to Warden / jail creation
  • Fixed a bug with USB media not always being bootable
  • Fixed several issues with Xorg setup
  • Improved Boot-Environments to allow “beadm activate” to set default
  • Support for jail “bulk” creation via Warden
  • Fixes for relative ZFS dataset mount-point creation via Warden
  • Support for full-disk (GELI) encryption without an unencrypted /boot partition

New in version 10.0.3 RC2 (September 3rd, 2014)

  • This update brings in the newer pkgng 1.3.7, which may need to re-install many of your packages in order to properly fix an issue with shared-library version detection in previous pkgng releases.

New in version 10.0.2 (June 24th, 2014)

  • KDE 4.12.5
  • Cinnamon 2.2.13
  • Gnome 3.12.2
  • Alpha release of Lumina desktop
  • Revamped AppCafe and PBI subsystems, integrated fully with FreeBSD’s PKGNG
  • AppCafe support for application screenshots, 5-Star rating system and comments integrated with our Wiki
  • Unified various UI elements and keyboard shortcuts
  • Integrated package cleanup functionality into AppCafe / PBI system
  • Updated Control Panel UI with additional view options and asynchronous item reading
  • Improved UI notification between applications and tray notification systems
  • Added PulseAudio as default audio backend for all packages which can support it
  • Added full-disk encryption options with GELI, which does *not* require a separate un-encrypted /boot partition
  • Support for automatic boot-environment creation before doing any upgrades or updates to the system or packages
  • Boot-environment support for full-disk encrypted installations
  • Added support for adding snapshot “Comments”
  • Options to set L2Arc / ZIL devices during installation
  • Many other bugfixes and improvements to Life-Preserver, Warden and more

New in version 10.0.1 (March 15th, 2014)

  • KDE 4.12.2
  • Cinnamon 2.0
  • Samba 4.1.4
  • Stability improvements to PBI subsystems
  • Updated GRUB loader, fixing issues related to slow / hanging startup
  • Updated AppCafe UI
  • Updates to Life-Preserver, including “Classic” backup mode and automatic snapshots
  • Updated control panel with desktop settings buttons
  • PulseAudio 5.0 integration
  • Improved Video display auto-detection
  • Bugfixes to mouse auto-detection
  • Improved LDAP / AD support for login manager
  • Misc other bugfixes

New in version 10.0 (January 30th, 2014)

  • Includes FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE
  • Updated KMS / AMD driver support
  • ISO file is a hybrid USB file, and can be “dd“ed to a USB media.
  • New text-based installer
  • Able to select between GRUB/BSD loaders during installation
  • New desktops! Gnome 3, Mate (Replaces Gnome2) and Cinnamon

New in version 10 RC5 (January 24th, 2014)

  • Includes FreeBSD 10.0-RC5
  • Updated KMS / AMD driver support
  • ISO file is a hybrid USB file, and can be “dd“ed to a USB media.
  • New text-based installer
  • New UEFI loader on installation media
  • Able to select between GRUB/BSD loaders during installation
  • New desktops! Gnome 3, Mate (Replaces Gnome2) and Cinnamon
  • And much more!