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April 2013 Reports

Sponsors

Sponsors may be an individual, a project or a company who provides a monthly donation to help support GhostBSD. As a sponsor you are automatically associated with the success of GhostBSD. You will have your banner or logo on the sponsor page with a link to your website. The top 5 sponsors will have their banner or logo will appear on each page of the site GhostBSD. All sponsors also appear with their banner or logo in our monthly report on the site, forum and email list announcement and we relate this report to all social networks GhostBSD.

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Donations

This month earnings is 20. The annual totals is 487.17, we hope to reach 20,000 CAD by the end of 2013.
Thank you to the donors:

  • Robert Juneau

If you like what we trying to achieve with GhostBSD a small donation would be appreciated.

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Partners

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Spreading the word

If you like GhostBSD, let others know. Talk about it with your friends and colleagues. Participate in local events related to open source culture and present GhostBSD as a good choice for home and office users. Write a review and publish it on your blog share it to distrowatch.com and also share your review with us. We like reading reviews, it helps us to understand what we need to focus on and also to get a better view of the direction GhostBSD needs to be moving in.

GhostBSD development.

If you’re tempted to join the team, don’t hesitate to follow our development on https://sourceforge.net/p/ghostbsdproject/code/HEAD/tree/ and come and chat with the developers at (irc.freenode.net) #ghostbsd-dev.

March 2013 Reports

Sponsors

Sponsors may be an individual, a project or a company who provides a monthly donation to help support GhostBSD. As a sponsor you are automatically associated with the success of GhostBSD. You will have your banner or logo on the sponsor page with a link to your website. The top 5 sponsors will have their banner or logo will appear on each page of the site GhostBSD. All sponsors also appear with their banner or logo in our monthly report on the site, forum and email list announcement and we relate this report to all social networks GhostBSD.

Become a sponsor today!

Donations

This month earnings is 420. The annual totals is 467.17, we hope to reach 20,000 CAD by the end of 2013.
Thank you to the donors:

  • DistroWatch
  • Alexei Smagin
  • Oleg K
  • Matthew Karlsen
  • Писарев Сергей
  • Eric Geissinger
  • Ruben Holta

If you like what we trying to achieve with GhostBSD a small donation would be appreciated.

Help the project, Given today!

Partners

Cloud HostingHost1Plus provides cheap and affordable hosting personal-size companies, small, medium and large businesses, nonprofit organizations and all those who need a high quality hosting service cheap. All services are controlled automatically by applications and professional services. The main services Host1Plus shared web hosting, VPS hosting, dedicated servers, cloud hosting solutions, free hosting (free hosting subsidiary is developed under the brand Host1Free), as domain names, SSL certificates, optimization servers, additional support services for care and many others.

DuckDuckGo is a general search engine that is intended to be your starting point when searching the Internet. Use it to get instant answers while respect the privacy of the user and less spam, we believe that in addition to research experience much more comprehensive and elegant.

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In the media

First looks at KANOTIX 2013 and GhostBSD 3.0
The GhostBSD project provides a desktop-oriented approach to running the FreeBSD operating system.

March 2013 DistroWatch.com donation: GhostBSD
The recipient of the March 2013 DistroWatch.com donation is GhostBSD, a FreeBSD-based operating system with a desktop focus. It receives C$350.00 in cash.

GhostBSD 3.0 Review: Complete operating system and FreeBSD on steroids!
I didn't want to jump directly to FreeBSD and hence, I chose the Gnome derivative of FreeBSD, GhostBSD.

Spreading the word

If you like GhostBSD, let others know. Talk about it with your friends and colleagues. Participate in local events related to open source culture and present GhostBSD as a good choice for home and office users. Write a review and publish it on your blog share it to distrowatch.com and also share your review with us. We like reading reviews, it helps us to understand what we need to focus on and also to get a better view of the direction GhostBSD needs to be moving in.

GhostBSD development.

If you’re tempted to join the team, don’t hesitate to follow our development on https://sourceforge.net/p/ghostbsdproject/code/HEAD/tree/ and come and chat with the developers at (irc.freenode.net) #ghostbsd-dev

Latest development work:

We’re giving you a preview of the work done on the installer for GhostBSD 3.5.

From the new language window  you can easily select the language to use the installer, it will also install your in the language selected.

 The new keyboard window let you test your keyboard Layout.

The new time zone window let you select faster your city by typing the mam in the treeview.

The installation type window have been change to make it more simple to use.

The new installation progress window have similar slide then Ubuntu and Linux Mint more improvement to come on that window.

More improvement to come on the installer. Eric might make list of sentence to translate for supporting more language.

 

GhostBSD 3.0 Now Available

The GhostBSD team is pleased to announce that version 3.0 is now available! This release includes many new features and enhancements, such as an improved system installer, Openbox window manager and much more!

From GhostBSD

  • Support Openbox window manager.
  • Installer Improvements with more installing option.
  • Improvements of the auto configuration wireless networking script.
  • Auto configuration of Xorg.
  • Nvidia drivers ready.
  • 3D acceleration is supported on some Intel graphics cards. 
  • Numerous bug-fixes to GhostBSD related utilities.
  • Downside Openbox and Lxde AMD64 ISO only fit on DVD, Due to an overload of Drivers added.
  • And much more!

From FreeBSD 9.1

  • New Intel GPU driver with GEM/KMS support
  • netmap(4) fast userspace packet I/O framework
  • ZFS improvements from illumos project
  • CAM Target Layer, a disk and processor device emulation subsystem
  • Optional new C++11 stack including LLVM libc++ and libcxxrt
  • Jail devfs, nullfs, zfs mounting and configuration file support
  • POSIX2008 extended locale support, including compatibility with Darwin extensions
  • oce(4) driver for Emulex OneConnect 10Gbit Ethernet card
  • sfxge(4) driver for 10Gb Ethernet adapters based on Solarflare SFC9000 controller
  • Xen Paravirtualized Backend Ethernet Driver (netback) improvement
  • hpt27xx(4) driver for HighPoint RocketRAID 27xx-based SAS 6Gb/s HBA
  • GEOM multipath class improvement
  • GEOM raid class is enabled by default supporting software RAID by deprecated ataraid(8)
  • kernel support for the AVX FPU extension
  • Numerous improvements in IPv6 hardware offload support
Please note that precompiled third-party packages are not available for 9.1-RELEASE at the time of release. The Package Manager and pkg_add will not function to install application. To install  app you need to build it from FreeBSD Ports See Using the Ports Collection for Help.
 

Availability

GhostBSD 3.0 is now available for the amd64 and i386 architectures and can be installed from bootable ISO images or USB images.

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ISO Image Checksums

MD5 (GhostBSD3.0-gnome2-i386.iso) = 339c4535eba624ad0e440c6a09a43f15
MD5 (GhostBSD3.0-gnome2-i386.img) = 20c27e9b43a13ec900c63877c3426f95
MD5 (GhostBSD3.0-gnome2-amd64.iso) = ed55a48230e2f7c437104a2cdf9a4527
MD5 (GhostBSD3.0-gnome2-amd64.img) = 313fa7f6a26c3ddde9ed657884c875e6

MD5 (GhostBSD3.0-lxde-i386.iso) = 38f134fe167bb7d05a073c36aa3cc4a0
MD5 (GhostBSD3.0-lxde-i386.img) = 433a18a93e3f5e9768d7949a38e649a2
MD5 (GhostBSD3.0-lxde-amd64.iso) = 753e0eb67ff97fca951b68347a8c5411
MD5 (GhostBSD3.0-lxde-amd64.img) = 21ad513f2a37f1d64d4039176d6771af

MD5 (GhostBSD3.0-openbox-i386.iso) = 7d038c298ab891cce36bf7e692db372c
MD5 (GhostBSD3.0-openbox-i386.img) = c57d0af177b4091c9d10612dba5af256
MD5 (GhostBSD3.0-openbox-amd64.iso) = 114d3e64f66911d895a8f679d989c749
MD5 (GhostBSD3.0-openbox-amd64.img) = 4e5971dab041d2069f1e0c81f4c6f3e3

 

If you like what we trying to achieve with GhostBSD a small donation will be appreciated. Donating a dollar is a good donation, imagine every people who download GhostBSD giving $1 to GhostBSD, this will accelerate the development of GhostBSD.

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