PC-BSD Changelog

New in version 10.1.1 RC2

January 26th, 2015
  • Disabled some diskid / gptid labels from installer
  • Updated HandBook with additions for 10.1.1
  • Fixes to Lumina desktop default settings
  • Disabled the lock functionality in AppCafe
  • Fixed an issue with VirtualBox modules not being loaded after install
  • Updated some man pages for pbi_* commands
  • Fixes to how ISO / memory disks are mounted via Mount Tray
  • Fixes to Mount Tray for mounting exFAT partitions with write access
  • Fixed an issue with UEFI USB media not loading GRUB correctly
  • Removed pc-soundmixer utility, functionality has been merged into tray app

New in version 10.1.1 RC1 (January 22nd, 2015)

  • Brand new system updater which supports automatic background updating of the system
  • Many improvements to boot-environments and GRUB support for a wider variety of setups
  • Support for installation to a specific GPT partition and GPT dual-booting improvements
  • Conversion to Qt5 for all desktop utilities
  • Fixes to using dtrace when booted from GRUB
  • Re-write of Mount Tray utility, improves mounting of external media
  • Support for full-disk encryption (without an unencrypted /boot) using GELI v7
  • More packages available for installation from DVD/USB/CD images via “PC-BSD roles“
  • New OVA files for virtual machines
  • Different ISO files for UEFI / BIOS installations
  • Misc bugfixes and improvements to utilities
  • GNOME 3.14.1
  • Cinnamon 2.4.2
  • Lumina desktop 0.8.0
  • Chromium 39.0.2171.95
  • Firefox 35.0
  • NVIDIA Driver 340.65
  • Pkg 1.4.4

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