FreeBSD 6.3 Released

FreeBSD LogoCongratulations to the FreeBSD developers! FreeBSD 6.3-RELEASE is available now. This release continues the development of the 6-STABLE branch providing performance and stability improvements, many bug fixes, new features, new drivers, better hardware support, new commands/options and major bug fixes. Some of the highlights:

  • KDE updated to 3.5.8, GNOME updated to 2.20.1, Xorg updated to 7.3
  • BIND updated to 9.3.4
  • sendmail updated to 8.14.2
  • lagg(4) driver ported from OpenBSD/NetBSD
  • unionfs file system re-implemented
  • freebsd-update(8) now supports an upgrade command

For a complete list of new features and known problems, please see the online release notes and errata list.

Check out the announcement page for availability, downloading, upgrading, acknowledgments, MD5 checksums etc.

Cheers to the FreeBSD developers! Many thanks, guys, for all your hard work and (free) time. Waiting for FreeBSD 7.0 to be released ;-)

2 thoughts on “FreeBSD 6.3 Released

  1. Eric says:

    I’m not

    sure about you but I’m excited as hell this is finally out!!! I’ll binary update to this beauty then 7-STABLE later. Awesome news!! Thanks for the great

    BSD website, DEFINATELY one of the best.

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