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GhostBSD 2.5 - Now with an Easy Graphic Installer

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ostatic.com: GhostBSD 2.5 was released a few days ago and the headline on ghostbsd.com reads "Now with an Easy and Secure Graphic Installer." GhostBSD is obviously a free BSD (and not coincidently, a FreeBSD derivative), but it aims to be a user-friendly free BSD and to improve the GNOME experience on FreeBSD.

PC-BSD 9 Review

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gnuman.com: PC-BSD 9 is a BSD distribution that is based on the latest version of FreeBSD 9 and uses KDE 4.7.3 desktop environment as it’s default desktop.

PC-BSD 9.0 released

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FreeBSD 9.0 Arrives w/ DTrace, Clang, ZFS Updates

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phoronix.com: After multiple delays spanning several months, FreeBSD 9.0 is being officially released today. While it comes late, at least there's many significant improvements.

GhostBSD 2.5: A GNOME-ified FreeBSD 9.0

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phoronix.com: If you want to try out FreeBSD 9.0 this holiday but are not turned on by the actual FreeBSD 9.0 install and setup process, nor find the KDE desktop of PC-BSD 9.0 enjoyable, you may want to try out GhostBSD 2.5.

Why aren't you using FreeBSD?

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infoworld.com: Here I sit, watching a freshly installed FreeBSD box run through cvsup on all ports, to be closely followed by a new kernel compilation. As the output flies by in the xterm, I find myself wondering why I don't run into more FreeBSD in the world.

OpenBSD 5.0 reveals MAD-themed release

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theregister.co.uk: The OpenBSD Foundation has released version 5.0 of the popular operating system and has made it available for download – or for purchase via CD if you want the bonus party pack.

The KNOS Project demo review

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dedoimedo.com: BSD-based operating systems are considered very secure. More so than Linux, in fact. KNOS is designed to be a secure, live-use only operating system, which should help users avoid any security breach from now till the end of time. The concept is sound, but what about the actual software? Let's find out.

Taking PC-BSD 9.0 BETA for a spin

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linuxcareer.com: PC-BSD is a FreeBSD derivative started in 2005 by Kris Moore with the purpose of offering an easy-to-use experience to anyone trying FreeBSD.

PC-BSD 9.0 on its Way

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ostatic.com: PC-BSD is the Ubuntu of the free BSD world. It features an easy install (similar to Anaconda), with a nice default system, and usually gives no reason to fiddle under the bonnet. Version 9.0 is currently in development and Beta 2 was recently released.

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