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December 2015 Contributors Reports

Many thanks to everyone who helped the project and donated in December.

Sponsors

Sponsor donated over 100$ or subscribed to a monthly donation, we proudly display their banner and link.

Chameleon John
Software Coupons

Become a Sponsor

Our sponsorship policy is basically that anyone who contribute a donation over 100$ or subscribe to a monthly donation to our project, 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 promote sponsor in our Contributor Newsletter.

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Donors

Many thanks to the following people for donating to GhostBSD.

DATE DONOR AMOUNT(CAD)
Dec 11 2015 Paul Demers $20
Dec 11 2015 Miklos Janosi $25
Dec 07 2015 Kevin O'Connor $10
Dec 04 2015 Fred Horvat $10

Sustain the project

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

Donate

New donation method

With the help of Jake Gleason from Crowdbridge we bring a Patreon campaign to GhostBSD and we hope it will be successful. This Patreon campaign has been created to benefit the people donating with some rewards and we also add some goals. See more at https://www.patreon.com/GhostBSD?ty=h

Patreon

Become a monthly supporter at Patreon and get the benefit from Patron rewards. This new method will allow us to give back the community and to reward our supporters.

We are always looking for Contributors

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

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GhostBSD November 2015 Contributors

Many thanks to everyone who helped the project and donated to GhostBSD in November. Special thanks to our new sponsor Mike Robichaud and our new partnership Crowdbridge.

New partnership

We are proud to announce of new partnership Crowdbridge and they are providing GhostBSD with their services to help run our Patreon campaign at no cost.

Sponsors

Sponsor donate over 100$ or a subscription to a monthly donation to our project, we proudly display their banner.

Chameleon John
Software Coupons

Become a Sponsor

Our sponsorship policy is basically that anyone who contribute a donation over 100$ or subscribe to a monthly donation to our project, 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 promote sponsor in our Contributor Newsletter.

Donate

Donors

Many thanks to the following people for donating to GhostBSD.

DATE DONOR AMOUNT(CAD)
Nov 13 2015 Mike Robichaud $135
Nov 11 2015 Paul Demers $20

Sustain the project

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

Donate

New donation method

With the help of Jake Gleason from Crowdbridge we bring a Patreon campaign to GhostBSD and we hope it will be successful. This Patreon campaign has been created to benefit the people donating with some rewards and we also add some goals. See more at https://www.patreon.com/GhostBSD?ty=h

Patreon

Become a monthly supporter at Patreon and get the benefit from Patron rewards. This new method will allow us to give back the community and to reward our supporters.

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

GhostBSD April to October 2015 Contributors

First of all, sorry for skipping so many update.

Many thanks to everyone who donated to GhostBSD in between April and October. You have ensured that we can meet all the costs associated with running the ghostbsd.org and helped to purchase new peace of hardware.

Sponsors

Sponsor donate over 100$ or a subscription to a monthly donation to our project, we proudly display their banner.

Become a Sponsor

Our sponsorship policy is basically that anyone who contribute a donation over 100$ or subscribe to a monthly donation to our project, 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 promote sponsor in our Contributor Newsletter.

Donate

Donors

Many thanks to the following people for donating to GhostBSD.

DATE DONOR AMOUNT(CAD)
Oct 11 2015 Paul Demers $20
Oct 11 2015 Jacob Daniels $5
Oct 02 2015 eCommercium $2
Sep 23 2015 SUDAKOV VIKTOR $5
Sep 19 2015 eCommercium $2
Sep 18 2015 Fred Horvat $5
Sep 15 2015 Adrian Pintea $2
Sep 14 2015 Heather Whitson $10
Sep 13 2015 Kevin O'Connor $10
Sep 11 2015 Paul Demers $20
Aug 27 2015 Teresa Sorenson $20
Aug 11 2015 Paul Demers $20
Aug 5 2015 Fred Horvat $5
Jul 14 2015 Manuel Kampschulte $5
Jun 25 2015 Teresa Sorenson $20
Jun 17 2015 Fred Horvati $5
May 6 2015 Anchise Governatori $10
Apr 3 2015 Ryan Toler $1

Sustain the project

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. We are currently looking for volunteers to write a biweekly development newsletter and a the monthly contributors newsletter.

Contact Us

GhostBSD 10.1 Finally Available

After a year of development, testing and debugging we are pleased to announce the release of GhostBSD 10.1  MATE & XFCE  which is available on SourceForge and torrents for the amd64 and i386 architectures.

What's new in GhostBSD 10.1

  • GhostBSD ISO image is hybrid that can be burn on DVD or USB stick
  • XFCE is coming back
  • Users can chose to install the BSD boot manager, Grub boot manager or simply None and use their Linux Grub
  • Station Tweak a fork of Mate Tweak
  • OctoPkg GUI frontend for pkgng written in Qt
  • Station Update Manager to update FreeBSD base system and third party software
  • Software from pkg or ports can be installed in the live DVD/USB session
  • VT Console by default
  • Instant verification for user and root to know if the password is strong and match on the system installer
  • Host name and user name auto completion when typing the real name
  • Vim

What changed in GhostBSD 10.1

  • The installer partition editor UI and partitioning have been greatly improved
  • SpiderOak has been removed from the default system
  • GDM is replacing PCDM for more functionalities
  • Wifimgr is now fully replaced by Networkmgr

What has been fix.

  • The installation process failed to copy
  • Radon/ATI and Intel issue
  • Mouse integration suport for VirtualBox
  • The installer GPT partition problem
  • Some installer text error

Where to download:

The image checksums, hybrid ISO(DVD, USB) images are available here:

http://www.ghostbsd.org/download

Writing the iso to a USB stick

On BSD

dd if=GhostBSD10.1-RELEASE-20150912-mate-i386.iso of=/dev/da0 bs=1m

On LInux

dd if=GhostBSD10.1-RELEASE-20150912-mate-i386.iso of=/dev/sdf bs=1M

Reporting issues

We encourage you to use our new issue system build with MantisBT 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

GhostBSD 10.1 BETA2 now available

We are pleased to announce the availability GhostBSD 10.1 BETA2 MATE & XFCE  which is available on SourceForge for the amd64 and i386 architectures.

Before going further I will like to say a special thanks Ovidiu who recently join back the project and Andrea who join the project, they have help to make GhostBSD better, add up new feature and fixed issue.

Changes and fix between 10.1-BETA1 and 10.1-BETA2 include:

  • GhostBSD ISO image is hybrid that can be install on DVD or USB stick
  • XFCE as been added back to the project
  • The installer partition editor have been improved at the UI and at the system level 
  • The user can chose to install the BSD boot manager, Grub boot manager or simply None and use their Linux Grub
  • The installation process failed to copy has been improved and fix
  • Software from pkg or ports can be now installed from live DVD/USB session
  • PCDM Locales and Keyboard Layout are now functional
  • Some Radon/ATI and Intel issue has been fix
  • Qt development tool has been removed from the default system
  • SpiderOak has been removed from the default system

Where to download:

The image checksums, hybrid ISO(DVD, USD) images are available here:

http://www.ghostbsd.org/download

Writing the iso to a USB stick

On BSD

dd if=GhostBSD10.1-BETA2-20150711-2223-mate-i386.iso of=/dev/da0 bs=1m

On LInux

dd if=GhostBSD10.1-BETA2-20150711-2223-mate-i386.iso of=/dev/sdf bs=1M

Important info

Please be aware that this release provides beta tester and developers with a system to test out new features for the upcoming release. This release may contain buggy code and features, so we encourage you to run it only on non-critical systems.

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

Note: Developers can't fix problems that we are not aware and can't reproduce; if you report a problem give us a detailed reports that we can reproduce the problem.

Thank you for using GhostBSD and have a lot of fun beta testing GhostBSD!

Eric Turgeon