[PC-BSD Announce] PC-BSD 9.0-BETA3 Available

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Sat Oct 1 10:12:31 PDT 2011

*Release Announcement*

The third BETA release of the upcoming PC-BSD 9.0 is now available! This
release includes the latest FreeBSD 9.0-BETA3 base, along with numerous bug fixes and enhancements.




Notable changes in this release: (In no particular order)

* Fix issue enabling flash plugin after installation
* Fix bug with handbook not launching in LXDE
* Fix issue performing updates on ZFS systems with separate /boot UFS partition. 
* Add lxmenu-data port, which provides nicer LXDE menu framework
* Fix enabling ibus from GDM
* Include "mga" driver in base
* Add option to install only "openbox" as a window-manager
* Fix bug doing PBI patching and checking the FreeBSD version
* Improve PBI manager allowing ~/bin entries to point to wrapper scripts
* Fix bug upgrading and installing the nvidia driver
* Fix bugs installing from LIVE mode

When updating to BETA3 from BETA2, please apply the "System Updater Bugfixes" patch first, in order to ensure that your update process goes smoothly. 

*Reporting Bugs*

Since this is a beta release, please feel assist us by reporting and
fixing bugs. Users are encouraged to discuss their findings on the
testers mailing list <http://lists.pcbsd.org/mailman/listinfo/testing>,
or via the PC-BSD Forums <http://forums.pcbsd.org/forumdisplay.php?f=64>.

There are a greater variety of ways to install PC-BSD in the 9.x series.
When providing feedback please indicate which install media you are
using and in which window manager the error occurs.

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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