PC-BSD Beta1 is already available for download and according to a recent interview with Kris Moore ” … as long as no serious bugs are found, we plan on going gold early to mid-September.”
The PC-BSD team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of PC-BSD version 7-BETA1!
This release marks the first PC-BSD based on FreeBSD 7-STABLE and the KDE 4.1 desktop, and also provides many new ways to install, including DVD, USB and Network/Internet installation choices. Our PBI site has also been updated with a wide variety of software ready for PC-BSD 7, with more being added weekly.
Some of the goodies:
- Updated to FreeBSD 7-STABLE for the base.
- Updated to KDE 4.1.
- New options to install from DVD, USB or Network/Internet.
- New optional file-system selector during install.
- New options for keyboard setup, including localized layout setup.
- Support for ZFS, UFS2, UFS2+Softupdates, and UFS2+Journaling
- ULE Scheduler improves system performance and responsiveness.
- and more…