What's New/10.0

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The following features or enhancements were introduced in PC-BSD® 10.0:

  • Based on FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE which adds this list of features and supported hardware. NEED URLS This includes improved video and wireless support.
  • The installation ISO can now be written to either a DVD or a USB removable drive. This means that only one file needs to be downloaded, regardless of the installation media.
  • A text based installer has been added. When booting into the installer, the initial boot menu can be used to select either the graphical or the text installer.
  • Due to size limitations, MythTV and XMBC have been removed from the installation media. They can still be installed afterwards using Package Manager.
  • The Cinnamon, GNOME3, and Mate desktops have been added. The GNOME2 desktop has been removed as Mate is its functional replacement.
  • The installer now provides an option to install to an SSD device and will automatically disable swap and the ZFS atime option for SSD installations.
  • The installer now supports stamping the boot disk with the GRUB2 boot loader, the FreeBSD boot loader, or no boot loader. Note that the default of GRUB2 is needed in order to use boot environments.
  • The BSD-licensed PC-BSD Display Manager (PCDM) is now the login manager.
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