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  • FreeBSD 12.2-RELEASE Announcement

    The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team is pleased to announce the availability of FreeBSD 12.2-RELEASE. This is the third release of the stable/12 branch.

  • October 2020

    27 October: FreeBSD 12.2-RELEASE is now available. Please be sure to check the Release Notes and Release Errata before installation for any late-breaking news and/or issues with 12.2. More information about FreeBSD releases can be found on the Release Information page.

Also: This summer in KDE-FreeBSD | [bobulate]

Article by Michael Larabel

  • FreeBSD 12.2 Released - Supports Linux In Jailed Environments, Better Hardware Support

    FreeBSD 12.2-RELEASE is now available as the latest feature and bug fix update to the FreeBSD 12 platform ahead of the expected FreeBSD 13.0 release around the end of Q1-2021.

    FreeBSD 12.2 brings with it many improvements to the stable code-base for this BSD operating system including the likes of:

    - The default LLVM Clang compiler toolchain and LLVM sub-projects updated against the 10.0.1 release.

FreeBSD 12.2 Released: A UNIX-like Free And Stable OS

  • FreeBSD 12.2 Released: A UNIX-like Free And Stable Operating System

    In June this year, the FreeBSD team released a fifth and final version 11.4 of the FreeBSD 11-STABLE branch. Now continuing the development of the latest stable 12.x series of FreeBSD, a new production snapshot, FreeBSD 12.2, has been announced.

    Subsequently, this third point update of the 12-STABLE branch brings numerous changes and enhancements to the FreeBSD kernel, userland, bootloader, and networking.

    What’s New In FreeBSD 12.2?

    Starting with the kernel changes, it has added support for APEI (ACPI Platform Error Interfaces) and enabled ixl driver by default for FreeBSD/powerpc64. The ixl driver provides support for any PCI Express adapter or LOM (LAN On Motherboard) in the Intel Ethernet 700 Series.

    Another important update is pushed to the jail utility, which now allows you to run Linux in a jailed environment.

FreeBSD 12.2: What You Need to Know and How to Upgrade

  • FreeBSD 12.2: What You Need to Know and How to Upgrade | FOSS Linux

    The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team has announced the release and availability of FreeBSD 12.2 to the masses. It is the third and final release of the stable/12 branch. This post will cover the features and changes you can expect with FreeBSD 12.2 release. We will also give you a step-by-step guide on how to upgrade from your current version to FreeBSD 12.2.

    FreeBSD 12.2 Features

    FreeBSD by default doesn’t come packaged with a Desktop Environment like most of the Linux distributions. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t install one. Therefore, most of the features and updates are focused on the general system performance and not the user interface. Let’s dive in!

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