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The following features have been added since PC-BSD® 9.1 was released on December 18, 2012. Users who wish to test or take advantage of these features can either install or upgrade to a [[Using a Rolling Release|rolling release]]. Once the upcoming 9.2 release begins, these features will be incorporated into that version of PC-BSD®.
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The following features have been added since PC-BSD® 9.1 was released on December 18, 2012. Users who wish to test or take advantage of these features can either install or upgrade to a [[Using a Rolling Release|rolling release]]. Once the upcoming 9.2 release cycle begins, these features will be incorporated into that version of PC-BSD®.
  
 
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* [[EasyPBI2|EasyPBI]] has been revamped, making it even easier to create complex PBIs.
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* Based on 9-STABLE, which provides the latest drivers and software versions. The PKGNG repo (used by installed software) is updated on or about the 5th and 20th of each month and a new freebsd-update patch is released on the 1st of each month.
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* PC-BSD® is now only available on 64-bit systems and installations are ZFS only.
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* GRUB is now used to provide the graphical boot menu. It provides support for [[Multiple Boot Environments]], meaning that if you use '''beadm''' to create a BE, it is automatically added to the boot menu. GRUB also supports other features such as serial consoles, GPT booting, UEFI, graphics, and faster loading of kernel modules. During installation, most other existing operating systems will automatically be added to the boot menu.
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* The initial installation screen now provides an option to load a saved installation configuration file from a FAT-formatted USB stick.
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* The installation summary screen now provides an option to save this installation configuration to a FAT-formatted USB stick so that it can be re-used at a later time.
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* The GDM login manager has been replaced with the BSD-licensed [[PCDM]].
 
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* The system has changed from the traditional ports system to [[Using pkgng|pkgng]] and all of the PC-BSD® utilities that deal with installing or updating software now use pkgng. This means that you can now safely install non-PBI software from the command line and that a system upgrade will no longer delete non-PBI software.
 
* The system has changed from the traditional ports system to [[Using pkgng|pkgng]] and all of the PC-BSD® utilities that deal with installing or updating software now use pkgng. This means that you can now safely install non-PBI software from the command line and that a system upgrade will no longer delete non-PBI software.
  
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* A graphical [[Using Package Manager|Package Manager]] utility has been added to [[Control Panel]].
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* The PC-BSD® utilities that deal with installing software or updates now use [http://aria2.sourceforge.net/ aria2] which greatly increases download speed over slow links. aria2 achieves this by downloading a file from multiple sources over multiple protocols in order to utilize the maximum download bandwidth. The '''pc-pkg''' command has been added as a wrapper script to '''pkg'''. Use '''pc-pkg''' if you wish to increase your download speed when installing or upgrading pkgng packages.
 
* The PC-BSD® utilities that deal with installing software or updates now use [http://aria2.sourceforge.net/ aria2] which greatly increases download speed over slow links. aria2 achieves this by downloading a file from multiple sources over multiple protocols in order to utilize the maximum download bandwidth. The '''pc-pkg''' command has been added as a wrapper script to '''pkg'''. Use '''pc-pkg''' if you wish to increase your download speed when installing or upgrading pkgng packages.
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* The system now uses ''/etc/rc.conf.pcbsd'' as the default, operating system version of the RC configuration file. Do not edit this file, but instead make any needed customizations to ''/etc/rc.conf.'' When the system is upgraded, changes to default system services will be placed in ''/etc/rc.conf.pcbsd'' and will not affect any settings and overrides which have been placed into ''/etc/rc.conf.''
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Revision as of 05:27, 5 July 2013

(Sorry for the inconvenience)

The following features have been added since PC-BSD® 9.1 was released on December 18, 2012. Users who wish to test or take advantage of these features can either install or upgrade to a rolling release. Once the upcoming 9.2 release cycle begins, these features will be incorporated into that version of PC-BSD®.

Here is a list of the new features:

  • Based on 9-STABLE, which provides the latest drivers and software versions. The PKGNG repo (used by installed software) is updated on or about the 5th and 20th of each month and a new freebsd-update patch is released on the 1st of each month.
  • PC-BSD® is now only available on 64-bit systems and installations are ZFS only.
  • GRUB is now used to provide the graphical boot menu. It provides support for Multiple Boot Environments, meaning that if you use beadm to create a BE, it is automatically added to the boot menu. GRUB also supports other features such as serial consoles, GPT booting, UEFI, graphics, and faster loading of kernel modules. During installation, most other existing operating systems will automatically be added to the boot menu.
  • The initial installation screen now provides an option to load a saved installation configuration file from a FAT-formatted USB stick.
  • The installation summary screen now provides an option to save this installation configuration to a FAT-formatted USB stick so that it can be re-used at a later time.
  • EasyPBI has been revamped as version 2, making it even easier to create complex PBIs.
  • The GDM login manager has been replaced with the BSD-licensed PCDM.
  • The system has changed from the traditional ports system to pkgng and all of the PC-BSD® utilities that deal with installing or updating software now use pkgng. This means that you can now safely install non-PBI software from the command line and that a system upgrade will no longer delete non-PBI software.
  • The PC-BSD® utilities that deal with installing software or updates now use aria2 which greatly increases download speed over slow links. aria2 achieves this by downloading a file from multiple sources over multiple protocols in order to utilize the maximum download bandwidth. The pc-pkg command has been added as a wrapper script to pkg. Use pc-pkg if you wish to increase your download speed when installing or upgrading pkgng packages.
  • The system now uses /etc/rc.conf.pcbsd as the default, operating system version of the RC configuration file. Do not edit this file, but instead make any needed customizations to /etc/rc.conf. When the system is upgraded, changes to default system services will be placed in /etc/rc.conf.pcbsd and will not affect any settings and overrides which have been placed into /etc/rc.conf.
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