PC-BSD 8.0-RC Released

The PC-BSD Team is pleased to announce the availability of PC-BSD 8.0-RC (Hubble Edition), running FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE-P2, and KDE 4.3.4

PC-BSD 8.0 contains a number of enhancements and improvements over the 7.x series. For a full list of changes, please refer to the changelog. Some of the notable changes are:

  • FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE-P2
  • KDE 4.3.4
  • Brand new System Installer, allows the install of PC-BSD or FreeBSD
  • Run in Live mode directly from DVD
  • Updated Software Manager, allows browsing and installing applications directly
  • Support for 3D acceleration with NVIDIA drivers on amd64

Version 8.0-RC of PC-BSD is available for download from our mirrors, and will be available shortly as bittorrent from www.gotbsd.net. Translators are highly encouraged to test this release and ensure that all translation strings in our Pootle 2 server are up to date & working properly in the software.

In order to prepare for 8.0-Release, please report any and all bugs to our Trac Database!

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