GhostBSD 3.5 first beta now available!

Eric has announced the availability of the first Xfce beta development images for the upcoming GhostBSD 3.5. This release provides users and developers with a system to test out new features in the upcoming release. This beta may contain buggy code and features, so we encourage you to run it only on non-critical systems.

New additions to GhostBSD 3.5

  • FreeBSD 9.2
  • Replacing Gnome2 By Mate 1.6
  • Xfce 4.10
  • Updated graphical installer!
  • GTP disk scheme supported by the installer
  • Installer free disk option added
  • LibreOffice has been replaced by Apache OpenOffice.
  • Gimp has been added.
  • gTumb has been added.
  • Evolution has been replaced by Thunderbird
  • Portupgrade has been added to manage update and install software with FreeBSD ports.
  • Pkgng is Available to install software.
  • A new look on the hood!
  • Added fish has default shell.

GhostBSD LXDE, Openbox and Mate are not yet ready. Chance are that some will be released on 3.5 beta 2 or 3.

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