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Category Archives: DesktopBSD
The DesktopBSD project is in the process of being revived. EchoD has brought the website and the forums back to live. DesktopBSD 1.7 was released back in 2009 and Peter Hofer announced that would be the last release baked up … Continue reading
This is good news for the FreeBSD world, FreeBSD advocacy and the FreeBSD project in general, and current DesktopBSD users in particular: According to the DesktopBSD website development of this KDE-based and FreeBSD based, user-friendly system will be restarted / … Continue reading
Peter Hofer, founder of DesktopBSD, has announced on the mailinglist DesktopBSD 1.7. This new release comes with FreeBSD 7.2-RELEASE-p3 as base system and KDE 3.5.10 as desktop environment and includes a large number of pre-installed applications. The easy-to-use graphical installer and … Continue reading
A few months ago we were wondering what was happening with DesktopBSD (DesktopBSD; what’s happened). Peter Hofer, the founder of the project, has now put an update on the DBSD Forums: Still, as some may have noticed, I have been … Continue reading
It’s been quiet around DesktopBSD the last few months. It’s been a looooong time since the last stable release, and many months since the last publicly available snapshot. There aren’t any blog updates and the svn.desktopbsd.net subdomain is dead. The forums are … Continue reading
Fusselbaer has posted some instructions on how to set up DesktopBSD running live from a USB memory stick. The instructions are in German and can’t unfortunately be automatically translated with Google Translate since the link is https. The steps and … Continue reading
Mozilla Firefox 3 is now available for FreeBSD. Firefox is an award winning, free, open-source web browser for many platforms and is based on the Mozilla codebase. It is small, fast and easy to use, and offers many advanced features: … Continue reading
Vermaden has created some nice artwork for both PC-BSD and DesktopBSD. Check these links: PC-BSD artwork DesktopBSD artwork