PC-BSD Changelog

New in version 10.2

August 21st, 2015
  • FreeBSD 10.2-RELEASE base system
  • Many bugfixes and enhancements to installer to dual-boot setups
  • New CD-sized network installation media, with Wifi Configuration via GUI
  • Switched to “iocage” for jail management backend
  • Disk Manager GUI now available via installer GUI
  • Bug-fixes and improvements to Life-Preserver replications
  • Improved localization options for login manager
  • Options to Enable / Disable SSHD or IPv6 at installation
  • New “Plugins” system for AppCafe, allowing download of pre-built jail environments
  • Improvements to look-n-feel of AppCafe for package management
  • Improved fonts and better support for 4K monitor setups
  • Enterprise package repo, which only has security updates, allowing users to run a server / desktop or jail with fairly consistent package versions.
  • Firefox 40.0_1,1
  • Chromium 44.0.2403.130
  • Thunderbird 38.1.0
  • Lumina 0.8.6
  • GNOME 3.16.2

New in version 10.1.2 (May 18th, 2015)

  • New PersonaCrypt Utility:
  • Allows moving all of users $HOME directory to an encrypted USB Drive. This drive can be connected at login, and used across different systems
  • Stealth Mode — Allows login to a blank $HOME directory, which is encrypted with a one-time GELI key. This $HOME directory is then discarded at logout, or rendered unreadable after a reboot
  • Tor mode — Switch firewall to running transparent proxy, blocking all traffic except what is routed through Tor.
  • Migrated to IPFW firewall for enabling VIMAGE in 10.2
  • Added sound configuration via the first boot utility
  • Support for encrypted iSCSI backups via Life-Preserver, including support for bare-metal restores via installer media
  • New HTML handbook, updated via normal package updates
  • Media Center support allowing direct login to Kodi and PlexHomeTheater for the 10ft user experience
  • Switch to new AppCafe interface, with remote support via web-browser
  • Improvements to Online Updater, along with GRUB nested menus for Boot-Environments
  • Migrate all ports to using LibreSSL instead of OpenSSL
  • Switch from NTPD to OpenNTPD
  • Lumina desktop 0.8.4
  • Chromium 42.0.2311.135
  • Firefox 38.0
  • NVIDIA Driver 346.47
  • Pkg 1.5.2

New in version 10.1.2 RC1 (May 2nd, 2015)

  • New PersonaCrypt Utility allows moving all of users $HOME directory to an encrypted USB Drive. This drive can be connected at login, and used across different systems
  • Stealth Mode allows login to a blank $HOME directory, which is encrypted with a one-time GELI key. This $HOME directory is then discarded at logout, or rendered unreadable after a reboot
  • Tor mode switches the firewall to running transparent proxy, blocking all traffic except what is routed through Tor
  • Migrated to IPFW firewall for enabling VIMAGE in 10.2
  • Added sound configuration via the first boot utility
  • Support for encrypted iSCSI backups via Life-Preserver, including support for bare-metal restores via installer media
  • New HTML handbook, updated via normal package updates
  • Media Center support allowing direct login to Kodi and PlexHomeTheater for the 10ft user experience
  • Switch to new AppCafe interface, with remote support via web-browser
  • Improvements to Online Updater, along with GRUB nested menus for Boot-Environments
  • Migrate all ports to using LibreSSL instead of OpenSSL
  • Switch from NTP to OpenNTPD
  • Lumina desktop 0.8.4
  • Chromium 42.0.2311.90
  • Firefox 37.0.2
  • NVIDIA Driver 346.47
  • Pkg 1.5.1

New in version 10.1.1 (February 2nd, 2015)

  • Changes since RC2:
  • Fixed an issue using auto-login in PCDM and setting incorrect locale
  • Fixed a bug in user-manager allowing the deletion of the current user
  • Updated GRUB to include i18n files
  • Fixed an issue with invalid GPT options being displayed when installing to a specific partition
  • Updated GRUB to better auto-detect other disk-drives to chainload via the boot menu
  • Fixed various bugs in external media mounting
  • Changes since RC1:
  • 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-soundconfig utility, functionality has been merged into pc-mixer
  • PC-BSD 10.1.1 notable Changes:
  • 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
  • Misc bugfixes and improvements to utilities
  • GNOME 3.14.1
  • Cinnamon 2.4.2
  • Lumina desktop 0.8.1
  • Chromium 39.0.2171.95
  • Firefox 35.0
  • NVIDIA Driver 340.65
  • Pkg 1.4.4

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

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!

New in version 10 Beta 4 (December 3rd, 2013)

  • Includes FreeBSD 10-STABLE / 10.0-BETA3 from 11/20/2013
  • Includes the Gnome3 / Mate / Cinnamon desktops, replacing Gnome2.
  • Updated installer options for text-mode, including ZFS options
  • Improved PBIs support
  • Updated our Linux compatibility layer to Centos 6
  • Numerous bug-fixes

New in version 10 Beta 3 (November 18th, 2013)

  • Includes FreeBSD 10-STABLE / 10.0-BETA3 from 11/8/2013
  • Switched to PCDM as the default login manager
  • New 10.X artwork & themes
  • Fixed a long list of bugs relating to PBIs
  • Fixed issues enabling the flash plugin out of box
  • Corrected some installation issues via the text-installer
  • Corrected an issue changing passwords via the User Manager
  • Other misc bugfixes

New in version 9.2 (October 8th, 2013)

  • Based on FreeBSD 9.2-RELEASE.
  • Bootable ZFS Boot Environments: using GRUB2, any new ZFS boot-environments created via the “beadm” command will be added to the boot-loader and available at boot-time.
  • Re-written Life-Preserver utility: allows you to instantly create ZFS snapshots, restore files, and replicate data to a remote system or mirror to an additional local disk drive.
  • Updated installer allows restoring the entire system from a replicated ZFS backup.
  • New Boot Manager GUI: allows managing ZFS boot-environments and GRUB menus in a single location.
  • PNGNG support: in addition to PBIs and the AppCafe, system admins and power users will now have access to a full PKGNG repository with frequent updates.
  • Switched over to CDN for downloads: no more having to hunt for a closest mirror as downloads will automatically pull from our CDN service hosted by ScaleEngine.
  • New version of AppCafe with new streamlining and PBI management functionality.
  • GitHub migration: all PC-BSD / TrueOS sources are now available via GitHub (https://​github​.com/​p​c​bsd and https://​github​.com/​t​r​u​eos ).
  • Warden updates:
  • Support for setting various jail options via the GUI
  • Option to create jail “templates” based upon different versions of FreeBSD
  • Support for VIMAGE jails
  • Jails without any IPV4 or IPV6 address assigned
  • Graphical Package Manager: GUI supports basic or advanced mode, which allows full package management / upgrades.
  • Home directory encryption: PEFS based encryption allows users to encrypt their home-directory contents with their login password, which is only unencrypted while logged in.
  • Boot times improved substantially
  • Binary “freebsd-update” server implemented allowing updates to different PC-BSD branches without re-compiling.

New in version 9.2 BETA 2 (August 9th, 2013)

  • Fixed an issue with Intel video chipsets not loading the correct kernel module causing a system crash
  • Added the ability to specify a ZFS pool name during installation
  • Added the ability to "Force 4K" block-sizes during installation
  • Fixed several bugs relating to "freebsd-update"
  • Fixed a number of mounting-related bugs for removable media
  • Added a new "Boot Config" GUI for managing Boot-Environments graphically
  • Slimmed down the USBFULL image to fit on a 4GB memory stick again
  • Correct an issue with USBFULL memory stick needing a fsck after a crash
  • Fixed an issue with broken entries for Windows Vista/7 in GRUB menus
  • Corrected an issue fetching FreeBSD 8.3/8.4 jail files via the warden

New in version 9.1 RC3 (November 17th, 2012)

  • PC-BSD handbook has been updated for 9.1
  • Fixed bug where some keyboard layouts were not being displayed
  • Multiple functionality and stability improvements for EasyPBI
  • Multiple functionality and stability improvements for TrueOS
  • New functionality improvements including better detection added to the mount-tray
  • Fixed bug where default mount points were not being set correctly using ZFS mirror/raidz mode
  • Fixed bug where update manager was not displaying the proper error text when failing
  • Added new ability to create ZFS datasets for jail environments
  • Added UK wireless channel 12 support
  • Fixed bug where Linux jails were not importing properly
  • Mirrors are now auto detected and set based upon location
  • Automatic ZFS 4K blocksize enabled by default
  • System manager should now show the correct dialog for “default”
  • auto-detected mirrors.

New in version 9.1 RC1 (August 24th, 2012)

  • Based on FreeBSD 9.1-RC1.
  • Added new functionality to the warden client. You can now schedule daily / hourly creation of jail snapshots. You may also set the number of days worth of jails you wish to keep. Old jail snapshots will be removed automatically.
  • Improve the shutdown scripts to make sure we unmount, even if the jail was manually stopped.
  • Added Active Directory / LDAP backend and GUI utility.
  • Fixed a number of bugs relating to jail creation / management.
  • Auto-enable the flash plugin when creating new users.
  • Added some initial packages to TrueOS, such as sudo / bash and others.
  • Bugfixes to AppCafe.
  • Fixed Window Maker startup issues.
  • Added the Enlightenment (E17) desktop as an unsupported desktop meta-package.
  • Added lots of new packages for TrueOS / Warden.

New in version 9.1 Beta 1 (July 18th, 2012)

  • FreeBSD 9.1-BETA1
  • KDE 4.8.4
  • Support for "Warden" to create Linux Jails (Debian & Gentoo support included)
  • Fixed a bug with mouse cursor fonts changing over some tray apps
  • Correct some bugs with mouse not being detected after display wizard
  • Add new "TrueOS" server option, alongside FreeBSD Vanilla.
  • Display detected video resolution / driver on confirmation screen
  • Add new IPv4 / IPv6 validation to address fields
  • Fix bugs exporting / importing jails via Warden
  • Add new "Hardware Compatibility Check" GUI, which is available during install and via Control Panel
  • Add new "Sound Configuration" GUI, which lets user select and test different sound devices
  • Add NVIDIA legacy drivers for cards older than 8-10 years (32bit only)
  • Added option to "mount/clone" jail snapshots via the Warden

New in version 9.0 (January 13th, 2012)

  • Based upon FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE
  • Support for installing a variety of Window Managers, such as KDE, GNOME, XFCE, LXDE and more!
  • Improved PBI system, allows library sharing, binary diff updating, custom repositories, digital signing and more!
  • Support for "freebsd-update" via the System Update GUI.
  • New Control Panel, providing consistent configuration options across various Window Managers.
  • Improved networking utilities, including wifi quick-connect.
  • Enhanced "Life-Preserver" utility for doing off-site rsync backups of user data.
  • New VirtualBox / VMware disk images, with integrated guest tools.
  • Support for UFS+Journaling out of box
  • New graphical boot options page
  • Support for installation to BootCamp partitions on OSX systems.
  • And much more!

New in version 8.2 RC1 (January 11th, 2011)

  • Updated to FreeBSD 8.2-RC1
  • Fixed issue detecting the proper video card driver - 8316
  • Fixed some crashes when adding new users / groups - 8243
  • Added /sbin/nologin as a shell choice in the user manager - 8240
  • Let created users have a homedir of /nonexistant via the GUI - 8247
  • Fix customizing desktop languages when using a () in the description - 8343

New in version 8.2 Beta 1 (December 21st, 2010)

  • Updated to KDE 4.5.4
  • Updated to FreeBSD 8.2-PreRelease
  • Installation related bugfixes and enhancements:
  • Added ability to select FS type during auto-partitioning - 8099
  • Added ability to enable Encryption during auto-partitioning
  • Added ability to change hostname from installer - 8153
  • Fixed bug switching to some non-english languages - 8223
  • MFC option to select between MBR/GPT partitioning - 8154
  • MFC number of fixes to Network Manager - 8088 8089 8090 8091
  • Added option to enable / disable using "lagg" fail-over network interface

New in version 8.1 (July 21st, 2010)

  • Updated to KDE 4.4.5
  • Updated to FreeBSD 8.1
  • Numerous fixes to installer, such as:
  • Switch to "gpart" instead of fdisk for backend
  • Improvements to ZFS, allowing mirror / raidz setup via GUI
  • Encryption pass-phrase support
  • Use GPT partitioning when running in dedicated disk mode
  • Improvements to life-preserver backup tool
  • Fixed issue running downloaded python / ruby plasmoids - 6871
  • Fixed nepomuk / strigi default init at first login - 6881
  • Fixed issues with wifi tools in calculating signal strength - 6888
  • ZFS syntax fix for installs to MBR partition - 6889
  • During upgrade now install selected components properly - 6891
  • Don't use "lagg" device on systems with no wifi - 6960
  • Use "async" for journaled file-systems - 7192
  • Enable double-click partition editing action - 7190
  • Fixed backwards numlock logic in KDE - 7170
  • Added fixes to reduce kdeinit cpu usage from file polling - 7147
  • Use 24 bit color depth during install by default - 7020

New in version 8.0 (February 21st, 2010)

  • FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE-P2
  • KDE 4.3.5
  • Brand new System Installer, allows the install of PC-BSD or FreeBSD
  • Run in Live mode directly from DVD
  • Updated Software Manager, allows browsing and installing applications directly
  • Support for 3D acceleration with NVIDIA drivers on amd64

New in version 8.0 RC2 (February 13th, 2010)

  • Updated to KDE 4.3.5
  • Updated Perl to 5.10.1
  • Updated to xorg-server 1.6.1
  • Fixed our utilities to load i18n properly
  • Added missing boot splash screen
  • Updated font support for Japanese
  • Fixed bugs with lagg driver
  • Fixed bug trying to run in LIVE mode on boot-only media
  • Fixed upgrade issues from 7.x -> 8.x
  • Fixed Slovenian country code
  • Fixed issue when trying to upgrade / remove 7.x PBIs
  • Fixed ugly print fonts in FF / Konq
  • Fixed bugs with networking installation
  • Removed duplicate hostnames in rc.conf
  • Make DEL key work in konsole / csh
  • Disable AGP when using nvidia
  • Fixed bug upgrading a PBI and KIO file renaming

New in version 7.1 RC1 (March 28th, 2009)

  • Fixed bugs with nvidia driver replacing libwfb incorrectly - 3620
  • Fixed bug finding version number when doing update from 7.1 -> 7.1 - 3599
  • Added tests for partition / slice space requirements during install - 3637
  • Added pykde4 and KDE 4 printing utilities
  • Fixed flash9 plugin on amd64 - 3654
  • Updated runports command to accept arguments for running apps in /usr/local - 3629
  • Fixed several tools to use UTF-8 when reading file data, fixing localization issues - 3635
  • Fixed CUPS ppd search paths, which improves number of available printing drivers.

New in version 7.1 Beta 1 (March 10th, 2009)

  • The PC-BSD Team is pleased to announce the availability of PC-BSD 7.1-BETA1, running FreeBSD 7.1-STABLE, and KDE 4.2.1. Version 7.1 contains a number of enhancements and improvements. Some of the changes are: KDE 4.2.1; X.Org 7.4; separate PC-BSD and FreeBSD localbase, allows running both PBIs and FreeBSD ports without touching the desktop; upgrade option during sys-install preserves users PBIs, ports and home directory while updating PC-BSD; improved online update manager, uses less CPU resources; desktop speed improvements.

New in version 7.0.2 (December 12th, 2008)

  • Updated KDE to 4.1.3
  • Improved the Online Updater tool, to support proxy servers, and use custom TMPDIR
  • Added KDE4 startup script for nvidia cards, which improves performance with desktop lag, and compositing effects
  • Updated sound-detect script to support several new cards
  • Fixed a series of bugs in the System Manager tool
  • Fixed occasional crash when using portsnap
  • Fixed bug preventing clicking of "apply" after changing settings
  • Fixed bug loading bootup splash screen images
  • Fixed a bug with occasional hang's at shutdown, due to hung knotify4 processes
  • Fixed installation issues when trying to install PC-BSD to free disk space, and the partition does not yet exist
  • Upgraded HAL to 0.5.11_8 which fixes errors when trying to eject optical media in KDE4 and improves NTFS-3G support
  • Fixed a problem with scanner permissions preventing user scaning
  • Fixed bug performing PBI updates, which removed the old PBIbut didn't always install the new one
  • Put a check in place to prevent using ZFS with less than 1GB of system memory

New in version 7.0.1 (October 21st, 2008)

  • Updated KDE to 4.1.2
  • Update Nvidia driver to 177.80 - SVN: 2868
  • Fixed various bugs causing crashes with System Updater - SVN: 2780 , SVN: 2790 , SVN: 2908
  • Fixed bugs with partitions becoming mis-aligned due to incorrect sizing - SVN: 2809 , SVN: 2810
  • Added support for NTFS writing directly in KDE4 - SVN: 2811
  • Fixed sound detection for ALI M5451 PCI Audio Device - SVN: 2821
  • Fixed out of memory errors when installing on 256MB of RAM - SVN: 2825 , SVN: 2827 , SVN: 2828
  • Added new KMenu->System->Display Setup Wizard icon to re-run the X Setup tool - SVN: 2832
  • Added support for linux-flashplugin9 to the default install for i386 and amd64 - SVN: 2850 , SVN: 2851
  • Fixed an error about setting up Xorg for QEMU on install - SVN: 2848
  • 7.0.1 now includes all the KDE l10n packages by default, allowing users to switch languages and locales "on-the-fly" - SVN: 2877
  • Fixed a bug which caused a sound-detection error notification by mistake when the user was running an alternative OSS - SVN: 2901
  • Fixed the Wifi tool to work with very long SSID's and ones with multiple spaces in the name - SVN: 2895
  • Updated the Wifi tool to allow network profiles, and connect to the best available network - SVN: 2904
  • Added a new System Updater launcher to the System Settings utility - SVN: 2906
  • Added support to xorg-gui to allow user to run radeonhd driver - SVN: 2909
  • Corrected some apps showing up in their respective kickoff directory - SVN: 2910

New in version 7.0 (September 16th, 2008)

  • Updated KDE to 4.1.1
  • Updated Nvidia driver to 177.70 (beta)
  • Updated included Quick-Guide to version for 7
  • Added additional ATH wifi device support
  • Fixed BSDStats reporting
  • Improved Xorg setup of ATI cards, should enable DRI for more systems
  • Updated installer to support all varieties of passwords, including spaces and special characters
  • Fixed detecting and using SSID's with a space in the name
  • Fixed initial login sound playback
  • Updated USB install to support FAT formatted USB sticks
  • Fixed numerous other bug reports from previous betas