[PC-BSD Testing] 8.0 ALPHA for your inspection

Gonzalo g.martinez at pcbsd.es
Sat Sep 5 09:26:54 PDT 2009


Matt Olander escribió:
> Nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!
>
> On Sat, Sep 5, 2009 at 7:38 AM, Kris Moore<kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
>   
>> Testers,
>>
>> We've gotten a PC-BSD 8.0 ALPHA ISO to the point where the brave can begin to take a look at some of it's
>> new features, and test out the new FreeBSD 8 on your hardware. This release is for 32bit only, after FreeBSD 8.0
>> is released we'll begin the amd64 builds as well. Also, we have not begun to build the PBI tree for 8.0, and will
>> do so after FreeBSD 8.0 releases. However, you can still install 7.x PBIs on 8.0, but they may not all
>> perform properly.
>>
>> *WARNING* *WARNING* *WARNING*
>>
>> This is obviously a very early alpha build, so expect plenty of bugs and missing features. This is mainly
>> a release for previewing what's to come, we will begin a more serious bug hunt after we finish implementing all
>> the new features for 8.0.
>>
>> *WARNING* *WARNING* *WARNING*
>>
>>
>> Download Link:
>>
>> ftp://ftp.pcbsd.org/pub/alpha-iso/x32/
>>
>> (You may wish to use a FTP client that supports resuming for this download)
>>
>>
>> -- Changes implemented already --
>>
>> * Built on FreeBSD 8.0-BETA2
>>
>> * Includes KDE 4.3.1 / QT 4.5.2
>>
>> * ISO Changes
>>   - Support for running in Installation or LIVE mode to try out PC-BSD straight from disk
>>
>> * New Software Manager
>>   - Web-based software browser
>>   - Download & Install PBIs in the background
>>   - Background updating of PBIs
>>   - Mirror Selection / Customization options
>>   - Automated system update installation
>>   - Re-create desktop icons for applications
>>
>> * PBI Improvements
>>   - Using xdg-desktop* utilities for mime / kmenu icon installation
>>   - Scripts to re-create desktop / kmenu / mime icons anytime after installation
>>
>>
>>
>> -- Changes still needing to be merged in --
>>
>> * Brand new System Installer
>>   - Supports installing PC-BSD Desktop/Server and FreeBSD Vanilla
>>   - Supports scriptable installation
>>
>> * Backup / Recovery tool
>>
>> --
>> Kris Moore
>> PC-BSD Software
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cool, great notice!!

Un saludo,

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Gonzalo Martínez-Sanjuan Sánchez
PC-BSD Software
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