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April and May 2016 Contributors Reports

Many thanks to everyone who donated to the GhostBSD project in April and May. April and May wasn't that great, but June look promising and we hope that the next months will be even better. GhostBSD is a project that depend strictly on the community and its contributors.

Patreon and our first goals

We will like deploy some virtual private 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 you 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. Patreon let also us to be accountable to our Patron supporters we set up some Rewards level that give back to our contributor. Become our Parton visit https://www.patreon.com/GhostBSD

 
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Sponsors

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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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Our Donors

Many thanks to our donors from April and May.

DATE DONOR AMOUNT(CAD)
May 20 2016 TeMS $10
May 18 2016 Joachim Holzwarth $5
May 14 2016 TeMS $2
May 11 2016 Paul Demers $20
May 09 2016 Mary Tomich $2
May 08 2016 Dave Green $5
May 4 2016 Brendan Martin $1
Apr 14 2016 TeMS $2
Apr 11 2016 Paul Demers $20
Apr 09 2016 Mary Tomich $2
Apr 08 2016 Dave Green $5

  • A total of 29$ was donated via PayPal in April.
  • A total of 45$ was donated via PayPal in May.
  • OSDisc.com 30.04$ USD to GhostBSD

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We are always looking for Contributors

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GhostBSD 10.3 ALPHA2 is ready for testing

This second ALPHA development release is for testing and debugging new feature in GhostBSD 10.3, MATE and XFCE is available on SourceForge for the i386, amd64, and amd64-uefi architectures.

New feature.

  • UEFI is now supported for 64bit only.

What has been fix.

  • Gbi log and partition data base is now deleting when closing gbi.
  • Resetting partition data base when going back the installation type.
  • 4K Partition Alignment.
  • Networkmgr full SSID name.
  • System Update duplicating the whole install under /boot/kernel.old
  • Gbi "back" button error
  • sudo configuration
  • Wifi down by default
  • /etc/localtime not created by installer.
  • Locales are not correctly set up on installation.
  • missing kern.vty=vt setting in grub.cf

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-ALPHA1-20160429-223308-mate-amd64.iso of=/dev/da0 bs=1m

On LInux

dd if=GhostBSD10.3-ALPHA1-20160429-223308-mate-amd64.iso of=/dev/sdf bs=1M

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

GhostBSD 10.3 ALPHA1 is now ready for Testing

Yes we skip 10.2 for 10.3 since was FreeBSD 10.3 was coming we thought we should wait for 10.3. This is the first ALPHA development release for testing and debugging for GhostBSD 10.3, only as MATE been released yet which is available on SourceForge and for the amd64 and i386 architectures.

What's new

  • GhostBSD now support ZFS and UFS.
  • The installer support encryption for ZFS
  • 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

  • The installer did have a big refacing plus a new slide
  • There is been some important fix to Networkmgr
  • There is been some speed improvement with Networkmgr
  • Some UI improvement and speed improvement with Update Station
  • Mate 1.12
  • New Grub theme

What has been fix.

  • Language wish GhostBSD is installed should now be fix
  • Wifi Problem as been fix with the update of Networkmgr

It is time to reporting 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-ALPHA1-20160429-223308-mate-amd64.iso of=/dev/da0 bs=1m

On LInux

dd if=GhostBSD10.3-ALPHA1-20160429-223308-mate-amd64.iso of=/dev/sdf bs=1M

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.