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Aug 2016 Contributors Reports

In August, we’ve received $37.00, we say many thanks to all donors and patrons who generously invested in GhostBSD. All the costs associated with running GhostBSD project online is always meet. I’d like to say special thanks everyone who help us to make GhostBSD 10.3 better than ever. We hope that GhostBSD 11.0 would get even more help to get GhostBSD desktop experience on BSD way better. GhostBSD project depend strictly on the its community and its contributors and we need your help. If you are interested to contribute on the development, documentation, translation and/or community let us know on irc.freenode.net #ghostbsd, #ghostbsd-dev Forum or Contact Us page. Again Many thanks for the support.

Our first patreon goals

We will deploying a server running GhostBSD/FreeBSD, to create better a web infrastructure for the GhostBSD community and to stop rely on SourceForge for distributing GhostBSD image, we need your help to accomplish this. On Patreon we did setup some goals that we engage to accomplish if we reach 100$/months. Since we have find some low cost server is becoming a reality and we are lowering the bar at 60$/ month. Become our Patron visit https://www.patreon.com/GhostBSD

Our Patron

DONOR AMOUNT(CAD)
Ronaldo Ramires $2

A total of $2 was donated via Patreon in August.

Become patron #5

Sponsors

ChameleonJohn - Promo Codes & Discounts
Software Coupons
whatisseo


Become a Sponsor

Our sponsorship policy is basically that anyone who contribute a donation over 100$ or subscribe to a monthly donation to GhostBSD, we will proudly add a banner or logo with a link of the website donors in our sponsorship page and add the link to the donation list and we promote our sponsor in our Contributor Newsletter.

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PayPal Donors

Many thanks to our donors from June.

DATE DONOR AMOUNT(CAD)
Aug 31 2016 Gaming PC Test $10
Aug 26 2016 douglas lunde $10
Aug 17 2016 Krzysztof Lenartowicz $1
Aug 13 2016 Ward Bones $1
Aug 09 2016 Mary Tomich $2
Aug 08 2016 Dave Green $5
Aug 4 2016 Brendan Martin $1
Aug 1 2016 Сидоренко Андрей $5

A total of 35$ was donated via PayPal in August.

Help GhostBSD

If you haven't already donate to GhostBSD, be generous, help us grow and sustain the project. The project depend on you!

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GhostBSD 10.3 Enoch Finally Available

After a year of development, testing and debugging we are pleased to announce the release of GhostBSD 10.3 MATE & XFCE which is available on SourceForge and torrents for the amd64 and i386 architectures.

What's new in GhostBSD 10.3

  • ZFS support
  • UEFI support
  • Installer custom partition creation subjection
  • VirtualBox support get setup at boot time if needed.
  • 4k partition alignment by default
  • GhostBSD Software will be updated Quarterly which will bring more stability to GhostBSD still user will be able to change it to latest to have the latest software update.

What changed in GhostBSD 10.3

  • The installer partition editor UI and partitioning have been improved
  • VirtualBox additions would be uninstall after installer if it is not runnig in a VirtualBox
  • Slim is replacing GDM.
  • Networkmgr display the full SSID
  • Replaced the HTML/CSS installation slide with a GTK/CSS the slide.

What has been fix.

  • Networkmgr SSID list
  • VirtualBox supports
  • Installer MBR partition issue
  • Some installer text error
  • Keyboard layout after installation with MATE
  • Network Manager slowness to open the menu
  • Network Manager icon tray crash
  • Localtime time as been fix
  • Fix boot partition for GPT to supports freebsd-boot, bios-boot and efi
  • System Update duplicating the whole install under /boot/kernel.old
  • sudo configuration
  • Wifi down by default
  • Locales are not correctly set up on installation

Where to download:

The image checksum's, hybrid ISO(DVD, USB) images are available here:

http://www.ghostbsd.org/download

Writing the iso to a USB stick

On BSD

dd if=GhostBSD10.3-RELEASE-20160829-214135-mate-amd64.iso of=/dev/da0 bs=1m

On LInux

dd if=GhostBSD10.3-RELEASE-20160829-214135-mate-amd64.iso of=/dev/sdf bs=1M

On Mac

dd if=GhostBSD10.3-RELEASE-20160829-214135-mate-amd64.iso of=/dev/disk2 bs=1024

Reporting issues

We encourage you to use our new issue system http://issues.ghostbsd.org/main_page.php.

Feedback

Is there anything you can help with or want to be involved in? Maybe you just want to discuss your experiences or ask us some questions. Please come talk to us on #ghostbsd or on the forums

July 2016 Contributors Reports

Many thanks to everyone who donated to the GhostBSD project in July. GhostBSD is a project that depend strictly on the community and its contributors.

Patreon and our first goals

We would like to deploy a server running GhostBSD or FreeBSD, to create better a web infrastructure for the GhostBSD community and to stop rely on SourceForge for distributing GhostBSD image, we need your help to accomplish this. On Patreon we setup some goals that we engage to accomplish if we reach the certain amounts of money, the first goals is to reach was $250 but we lower it to 100, the goal is to build a new web infrastructure, since we have find some low cost server we lower the bar at 100$/month. Become our Parton visit https://www.patreon.com/GhostBSD

Our Patron

DONOR AMOUNT(CAD)
Ronaldo Ramires $2

A total of $2 was donated via Patreon in July.

Become patron #3

Sponsors



Become a Sponsor

Our sponsorship policy is basically that anyone who contribute a donation over 100$ or subscribe to a monthly donation to GhostBSD, we will proudly add a banner or logo with a link of the website donors in our sponsorship page and add the link to the donation list and we promote our sponsor in our Contributor Newsletter.

Donate

PayPal Donors

Many thanks to our donors from June.

DATE DONOR AMOUNT(CAD)
Jul 31 2016 Gaming PC Test $10
Jul 28 2016 Kevin O'Connor $10
Jul 21 2016 nguyen ngoc phi $5
Jul 14 2016 TeMS $2
Jul 11 2016 Paul Demers $20
Jul 09 2016 Mary Tomich $2
Jul 08 2016 Dave Green $5
Jul 4 2016 Brendan Martin $1

A total of 55$ was donated via PayPal in July.

Help GhostBSD

If you haven't already donate to GhostBSD, be generous, help us grow and sustain the project. The project depend on you!

Donate

We are always looking for Contributors

If you are interested to contribute on the development, documentation, translation and/or community let us know.

Contact Us on the Forums

GhostBSD 10.3 RC1 is ready for testing

This first RC release is ready for testing new feature in GhostBSD 10.3, MATE and XFCE is available on SourceForge for the i386, amd64, and amd64-uefi architectures.

What has been fix

  • Installer ZFS Mirror and zraid setup
  • Installer custom partition problem
  • Installer UEFI partition
  • Installer /boot problem
  • 4k partition alignment
  • Network Manager long SSID name
  • Network Manager slowness to open the menu
  • Network Manager icon tray crash

What has Change

  • Slim is replacing GDM
  • ZFS disk encryption has been block and this feature should be available in GhostBSD 11.

What is new

  • Installer custom partition creation subjection
  • VirtalBox support get install in boot time if needed.
  • Full UEFI Support

Known Problem

  • Keyboard layout after installation still English
  • Slim does not respect keyboard layout

Time for old issue feedback

If you have reports bug/issue please give use feedback on http://issues.ghostbsd.org/main_page.php that we can mark it resolve.

It is time to report issues

We encourage you to use our issue system  http://issues.ghostbsd.org/main_page.php to report bug. More issue reported more that will be fix before the final release.

Where to download:

The image checksum's, hybrid ISO(DVD, USB) images are available here:

http://www.ghostbsd.org/download

Writing the iso to a USB stick

On BSD

dd if=GhostBSD10.3-RC1-20160807-204658-mate-i386.iso of=/dev/da0 bs=1m

On Linux

dd if=GhostBSD10.3-RC1-20160807-204658-mate-i386.iso of=/dev/sdb bs=1M

On Mac

dd if=GhostBSD10.3-RC1-20160807-204658-mate-i386.iso of=/dev/disk2 bs=10240

Feedback

Is there anything you can help with or want to be involved in? Maybe you just want to discuss your experiences or ask us some questions. Please come talk to us on IRC Freenode #ghostbsd or on GhostBSD Forums.

Donate.

If you like GhostBSD please donate! See https://www.ghostbsd.org/donate

June 2016 Contributors Reports

Many thanks to everyone who donated to the GhostBSD project in June. GhostBSD is a project that depend strictly on the community and its contributors.

Patreon and our first goals

We would like to deploy a server running GhostBSD or FreeBSD, to create better a web infrastructure for the GhostBSD community and to stop rely on SourceForge for distributing GhostBSD image, we need your help to accomplish this. On Patreon we setup some goals that we engage to accomplish if we reach the certain amounts of money, the first goals is to reach $250, the goal is to build a new web infrastructure, but since we have find some low cost server we will lower the bar at 100$/month. Become our Parton visit https://www.patreon.com/GhostBSD

Our Patron

DONOR AMOUNT(CAD)
Ronaldo Ramires $2

A total of $2 was donated via Patreon in June.

Become patron #2

Sponsors



Become a Sponsor

Our sponsorship policy is basically that anyone who contribute a donation over 100$ or subscribe to a monthly donation to GhostBSD, we will proudly add a banner or logo with a link of the website donors in our sponsorship page and add the link to the donation list and we promote our sponsor in our Contributor Newsletter.

Donate

PayPal Donors

Many thanks to our donors from June.

DATE DONOR AMOUNT(CAD)
Jun 20 2016 Apps4Rent LLC $100
Jun 20 2016 John Karns $2
Jun 14 2016 TeMS $2
Jun 13 2016 Fred Horvat $10
Jun 13 2016 Holiander Inc $150
Jun 11 2016 Paul Demers $20
Jun 10 2016 Holger Finke $20
Jun 09 2016 Mary Tomich $2
Jun 08 2016 Dave Green $5
Jun 4 2016 Brendan Martin $1
Jun 2 2016 Clinton Aarts $5

A total of 317$ was donated via PayPal in June.

Help GhostBSD

If you haven't already donate to GhostBSD, be generous, help us grow and sustain the project. The project depend on you!

Donate

We are always looking for Contributors

If you are interested to contribute on the development, documentation, translation and/or community let us know.

Contact Us on the Forums