GhostBSD 4.0-ALPHA1 now available

The first ALPHA build of the 4.0-RELEASE release cycle is now available on SourceForge for the amd64, i386 architectures.

Where to download

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

Changes between 3.5-RELEASE and 4.0-ALPHA1 include:

  • FreeBSD 9.2-RELEASE to FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE.
  • 4.0-RELEASE is MATE only
  • SpiderOak is now part of the default install
  • Libre Office is back due failed to complile Open Office under CLANG
  • New GBI Partition editor interface
  • Webcamd install but not preconfigured
  • New network manager.
  • pkg_add replaced by pkgng
  • Bxpkg has been remove from the project
  • MC has been added
  • Nano has been added

Important info

Please be aware this release provides willing users, beta testers and developers with a system to test out new features in 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 problem 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 testing the beta!

Comments

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It failed to detect the computer HD when booting from VirtualBox.

<p>distro didn't detect my generic NIC.&nbsp; Never had that happen before.</p>

1)Do not use xorg-minimal look like port abandoned. You can try Ctrl+Alt+FN and kill Xorg first 2 your try send back to mate next kernek panic. Use full Xorg also WITHOUT_NEW_XORG has no back compatible with new console need KMS based driver + WITH_NEW_XORG.

>>Libre Office is back due failed to compile Open Office under CLANG

2)There is problem fixed month ago please add back Open Office.

>>Bxpkg has been remove from the project.

3)I think still need graphical frontend for package manager and package installer.

4)Can you add mesa-demos ? There are ports need for X diagnostic.

5)Can you add script for auto-detect all sensors?

6)Can you partial fix automount problems add normal configurations for hal, use sudo for mount parts in in file manager.

7)The slow start fix please

>>New network manager.

I can not found network manager (Wi-Fi only?) so where is?

Neither builtin Networkchip  (atheros) on gigabyte is recognised nor Intel-chip 82...

configuring the network is not possible.

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