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PC-BSD 8.2 review

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PC-BSD is a desktop distribution based on FreeBSD. The latest stable release, PC-BSD 8.2, was made available for public download last month. This article presents a review of this latest release.

Installation: The installer offers several boot methods. The default is to boot directly into the graphical installation program. There is also a Live Mode option. During several test installations I made using the boot-only CD, choosing he Live Mode option still booted into the install mode. And in a few instances when attempting to start installation from a full DVD image in Live Mode, the Install icon failed to start.

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