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<span style="font-size: 140%;">[[Pkgsrc_in_PC-BSD{{RM}}|Pkgsrc in PC-BSD{{r}}</span>]]<br />
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<span style="font-size: 140%;">[[Turn_FreeBSD_into_PC-BSD{{RM}}|Turn FreeBSD into PC-BSD{{r}}]]</span><br />
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<span style="font-size: 140%;">[[Bluetooth Testing]]</span><br />
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How to help development<br /><br />
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<span style="font-size: 140%;">[[Game Testing]]</span><br />
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Discovering what works and how
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<h3 style='display: none'>Submit PBI Requests</h3>
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Revision as of 01:16, 29 November 2012


Welcome to the PC-BSD® Wiki!


 Security WARNING  for users of version 8.1 and 8.2.



Documentation Projects Development

PBI Module Builder
How to create the new PBI

Pkgsrc in PC-BSD®
Exploring NetBSD pkgsrc potential

Turn FreeBSD into PC-BSD®
Conversion instructions for v9.0

Where to find help
Various resources for assistance

Press/Legal
Press, licensing and other queries

Warden®
A Jail Management Tool

Bluetooth GUI
Discussion on Implementation

The PBI Manager
A Command line Tool Suite

PC-BSD® Trac
Source, Reports, or Requests

The PBI9 Format
Improved for 9.0 and beyond

PBI Build Testing
Getting ports turned into PBIs

Task Lists
Things to do for each Version

Google Summer of Code
Application and Information

Wiki Site TODO
Suggested/implemented changes

PC-BSD® Users Handbook

Currently under development

Handbook Errata
Corrections after publishing

Wireless Testing

Driver Function & Compatability

Bluetooth Testing
How to help development

Game Testing
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