First PC-BSD 9.0 Alpha Snapshot Available for Testing

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Kris Moore has just announced that the first testing snapshot is available for download (both 32 and 64 bit versions). Here's a short list of some of the major changes from the 8.x series:

Ability to select system "meta-pkgs" at install / post-install time

This is a huge departure from previous PC-BSD releases. Now you will be able to customize your installed desktop easily, with various window managers such as KDE4, Gnome2, XFCE4, and LXDE. After installation, you can easily add / remove components of these meta-pkgs via the System Manager.

New PC-BSD Control Panel

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