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GhostBSD 4.0 BETA 2 now available

The Seconde BETA build of the 4.0-RELEASE release cycle is available on SourceForge for the amd64 and i386 architectures.

Where to download:

The image checksums, ISO images and USB images are available here:
http://www.ghostbsd.org/download-4.0

Changes and problems fixed between 4.0-ALPHA3 and 4.0-BETA1 include:

  • Fix rsync to avoid to copy the tmp and mnt directory during installation.
  • Update Networkmgr to 0.5 prerelease.
  • Users who omit the root(/) partition will be warn by a window dialog.
  • GBI partition Editor have receive lot of tweak to avoid error.
  • GBI is now partitioning when installing.
  • Network with "Live Image" should now work under Virtualbox or VMware Workstation.

Known issues:

  • Xorg failed to load MATE for some Intel and ATI.

Issues fixed that need testing:

  • Installer copying file flawlessly.
  • Network in live environment

A special thanks to those who had reported any issues.

Screenshots

New GhostBSD look

Important info

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

If you notice problems please make sure to read http://wiki.ghostbsd.org/index.php?title=Becoming_a_Beta_Tester reporting them through testing ghostbsd mailing list or the appropriate Forums.

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.

We look forward to receiving your feedback. Thank you for using GhostBSD and have a lot of fun beta testing GhostBSD!

May 2014 Funding Report

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Donations

A total of 45$ was raised in April, thanks to the generous donors:

  • Damian Wojsław
  • Stephen Brander

Donating provides a future for this project. It will continue to keep the website running, keep the development going forward and the new features coming. On top of that, it gives us a boost of moral knowing that there are people out there who are willing to see this project succeed to the point of wanting to show their support by financial means.

Please visit http://ghostbsd.org/donate to support the project.

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April 2014 Funding Report

Sponsors

Become a sponsor today!

Donations

A total of 10$ was raised in April, thanks to the generous donor:

  • Stephen Brander

Supporting GhostBSD with a donation is the best way to help GhostBSD, please visit http://ghostbsd.org/donate to support the project.

Partners

Cloud Hosting

 

OSDisc

SpiderOak

 

 
 

Join us on IRC for a chat at #ghostbsd on the freenode IRC network (irc.freenode.net), also let us know what you think in a comments bellow.

GhostBSD 4.0 BETA 1 now available

After a long awaited time, the first BETA build of the 4.0-RELEASE release cycle is available on SourceForge for the amd64 and i386 architectures.

Where to download:

The image checksums, ISO images and USB images are available here:
http://www.ghostbsd.org/download-4.0

Changes and problems fixed between 4.0-ALPHA3 and 4.0-BETA1 include:

  • Switch from cpio to rsync for copying file on the installation.
  • The kernel is now writable on the live DVD which solves graphic card kernel loading for Intel and ATI.
  • Updated FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE to FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE-p3.

Known issues:

  • Network with "Live Image" does not work in Virtualbox or VMware Workstation / Player - workaround is to install the OS.
  • GBI allow users to summit partition without root(/) partition.

Issues fixed that need testing:

  • Installer failed to copy files on virtual machine.
  • Xorg failed to load MATE.

A special thanks to those who had reported any issues.

Screenshots

New GhostBSD look

Important info

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

If you notice problems please report them through testing ghostbsd mailing list or the appropriate Forums.

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.

We look forward to receiving your feedback. Thank you for using GhostBSD and have a lot of fun beta testing GhostBSD!

GhostBSD 4.0-ALPHA3 now available

After a long awaited time the third ALPHA build of the 4.0-RELEASE release cycle is available on SourceForge for the amd64 and i386 architectures.

Where to download:

The image checksums, ISO images and USB images are available here:
http://www.ghostbsd.org/download-4.0

Changes and problems fixed between 4.0-ALPHA2 and 4.0-ALPHA3 include:

  • Network after install works on Virtualbox
  • Added Wifimgr back for better wifi support until Networkmgr is working flawlessly
  • Removed gimp since gimp is easily install with "sudo pkg install gimp"
  • Removed all software that depends on Nautilus (ie. Rhythmbox and gksu)
  • Exaile is replacing Rhythmbox
  • GhostBSD user is now removed after installation
  • New experimental look

Known issues:

  • Network with "Live Image" does not work in Virtualbox - workaround is to install the OS.

A special thanks to those who had reported any issues.

Screenshots

New GhostBSD look

Important info

Please be aware that this release provides beta testers 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.

If you notice problems please report them through testing ghostbsd mailing list or the appropriate Forums.

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.

We look forward to receiving your feedback. Thank you for using GhostBSD and have a lot of fun beta testing GhostBSD!