[PC-BSD Testing] Did anyone catch this info on MidnightBSD?
mbybee at dometrilogy.com
Tue Feb 1 06:58:51 PST 2011
On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 7:11 AM, Arthur Koziol <A-Koziol at neiu.edu> wrote:
> On 01/31/2011 11:16 PM, jmdennis @dslextreme.com wrote:
>> If you scroll down a little bit on the link they talk about GhostBSD
>> that wants to have an application installer like other distributions.
>> On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 7:11 AM, Arthur Koziol<A-Koziol at neiu.edu> wrote:
>>> "Lucas Holt has announced the release of MidnightBSD 0.3, an operating
>>> system (forked from FreeBSD 6) with a goal of creating an easy-to-use
>>> desktop environment with graphical ports management and system
>>> configuration:...." (my bold)
>>> Wow. I haven't tried it yet but I wonder how handy a GUI managed port
>>> would be for some people? I thought that was interested as it immediately
>>> caught my eye. Just wanted to pass it along.
> Isn't the app installer change the big thing in BSD 9.0?
CLANG and USB3 are the parts I know that I'm looking forward too...
but I agree. Wouldn't it be *great* if someone were to come up with a
nice, simple GUI for installing ports and packages? It'd be even nicer
if it were based on a *current* FreeBSD, not FreeBSD 6.
Oh well. Guess I'm stuck with PC-BSD for now :)
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