[PC-BSD Testing] 8.0 ALPHA for your inspection

Gonzalo g.martinez at pcbsd.es
Sat Sep 5 10:58:03 PDT 2009


Gonzalo escribió:
> 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,
>
>   
will we be able to test and start approving 8.x pbis using this version 
of PCBSD or should we wait?

Un saludo,

-- 
Gonzalo Martínez-Sanjuan Sánchez
PC-BSD Software
http://www.pcbsd.com
http://www.pbidir.com



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