[PC-BSD Testing] PC-BSD 9.1 now available!

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Tue Dec 18 15:03:33 PST 2012

The PC-BSD team is pleased to announce that version 9.1 is now
available! This release includes many exciting new features and
enhancements, such as a vastly improved system installer, ZFS "Boot
Environment" support, TrueOS (A FreeBSD based server with additional
power-user utilities), and much more!

Download it now

DVD, USB and Virtual Machine disk images are now available via the PC-BSD mirrors. You may select the mirror and files from the link below:


Highlights for 9.1-Release

* FreeBSD 9.1
* TrueOS! - A new server option with PC-BSD utilities such as the Warden available via the CLI. 
* New system installer! Greatly simplified for desktop and server installs.
* Support for ZFS mirror / raidz(1,2,3) during installation.
* Support for SWAP on ZFS, allowing entire disk ZFS installation.
* Support for setting additional ZFS data-set options, such as compression, noexec, etc.
* Warden jail management integrated into system. Allows creating jails via GUI, adding packages and other administration.
* Support for Warden to create Linux Jails
* New "Sound Configuration GUI"
* New "Hardware compatibility" GUI
* First boot setup wizard allows OEM installs to be easily performed.
* New Bluetooth pairing tray / GUI utilities.
* New EasyPBI utility, allows building PBIs via a GUI interface
* New AppCafe improvements and preferences
* Improvements to wireless networking utilities
* Fixed bug causing untranslated strings to show up empty.
* Numerous bug-fixes to PC-BSD related utilities
* Support for creating PXE boot server for remote desktop and installation.
* ZFS beadm support
* Improved mirror auto-detection for roaming devices, such as laptops. 
* And much more!

Get Involved

Want to help out the PC-BSD project? Found a bug you need to report? You can do so by joining us on our Forums! PC-BSD welcomes new contributors, testers, or simply feedback on how a particular piece of hardware works with BSD. 


Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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