PC-BSD® TODO/9.2

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New Features / Tools planned for 9.2

Feature Owner Skills Status Completion Date
Enable PEFS via User-Manager, allowing encrypted home directories kmoore QT4/Shell/Sys
Add iSCSI initiator GUI front-end to iscontrol(8) for connecting to FreeNAS™ systems
Replace firewall GUI with fwbuilder and document how to use dru
Add Info button to Service Manager containing description should really be a DESCRIPTION field in rc.d scripts
Animated splash screen
Add help buttons to custom menus, write help text and add to Pootle dru
Front-end to text installer jhixson
Create new Disk Management GUI for post-install usage, ZFS, Advanced FS tasks such as ZFS snapshots, ZFS quota/compression C++ / QT4
Add option to play some simple games while waiting for installation kris C++ / QT4 / shell
Add ability to backup ZFS datasets (in life preserver?)
Add password strength meter to installer and warn if root / user are same. kmoore C++ / QT4
Localize the meta-pkg descriptions kmoore C++ / Shell
C++ / QT CUPS GUI Loic Maury C++ / C
Switch LifePreserver to use /var/ for its backend files kmoore C++ / Shell
changing default language / locale for GDM in pc-sysinstall
Add Update All to Appcafe
Add option to wireless settings in network manager to select country code
Add directory tree to AppCafe. On app page, at top show Home -> Category -> AppName, clickable C++ / QT4
Add enable / disable startup warden buttons C++ / QT4
Display fetch size / speed on warden downloads C++ / QT4
Display more info about devices in hardware compat GUI C++ / QT4
The psk for WPA networks should be hashed with wpa_passphrase(8) C++ / QT4
Add some kind of low disk space framework that detects both UFS + ZFS space kmoore C++ / Shell / libpcbsd
Add bug reporting tool
add a mass delete snapshot function for warden to delete snapshots no longer needed beyond a certain date. (from the command line not GUI)
Add ability to appcafe to add a pbi to a queue when not connected to the internet. Automatically continue download when connection comes up. Currently apps fail and autodelete themselves from the installed list if the connection gos down.
Fix wireless manager hex key checker to properly determine hex and plain text wifi keys.
In wireless manager > SSID edit screen > configure > change close to cancel & add OK button
Add ability to schedule how often Update Manager checks for updates
Add beadm GUI for BE management and integrate with Update Manager so that updates automatically create a BE for ZFS installations
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