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GhostBSD 4.0 RC 1 now available

The GhostBSD team is pleased to announce the availability the fist RC build of the 4.0-RELEASE release cycle which is available on SourceForge for the amd64 and i386 architectures.

Classic Workstation

Classic Workstation

Purity Workstation

Purity Workstation

Element Workstation

 Element Workstation

 

Changes and fix between 4.0-BETA3 and 4.0-RC1 include:

  • Xconfig from 3.5 was added back to system
  • A script is added to do configuration on the first boot of the new intallation
  • fix software dependency

A special thanks to those who had reported any issues.

Where to download:

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

Important info

Please be aware that this release provides users and developers with a system to test out new features for the upcoming release. This release is a RC Test build and may contain buggy  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 before reporting them through testing GhostBSD mailing list or the appropriate Forums. We encourage you to use or 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.

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

June 2014 Funding Report

Sponsors

In July we have lost our first and only sponsor UK Clearance Center.

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Donations

A total of 110$ was raised in june, thanks to the generous donors:

  • Achim Woellgens
  • Teresa Sorenson
  • Richard Waterlow
  • Gökmen Güreşçi
  • Andreas Frischknecht
  • Gibran Khan

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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GhostBSD 4.0 BETA 3 now available

The GhostBSD team is pleased to announce the availability the third BETA build of the 4.0-RELEASE release cycle is available on SourceForge for the amd64 and i386 architectures. This is expected to be the final BETA build of the 4.0-RELEASE cycle.

This release includes some bug fixes as well as new and updated packages. This release also includes the changes from direction GhostBSD is taking, Three workstation that is build a top of MATE desktop Classic, Purity, Element. We hope that you will enjoy this change!

Classic Workstation

Classic Workstation

Purity Workstation

Purity Workstation

Element Workstation

 Element Workstation

 

New feature added:

  • Three workstation that is build a top of MATE(Classic, Purity and Element).
  • First boot selecter to chose the workstation to use with GhostBSD.
  • Xorg boot Configuration
  • CLI  Driver configuration
  • Plank has been added

Changes and fix between 4.0-BETA2 and 4.0-BETA3 include:

  • Fix GBI Entire installation option.
  • GBI slide has been updated
  • FreeBSD base system updated to 10.0-RELEASE-p6

A special thanks to those who had reported any issues.

Where to download:

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

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 before reporting them through testing GhostBSD mailing list or the appropriate Forums. We encourage you to use or 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.

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

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

Sponsors

Become a sponsor today!

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.

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.