Software Update: FreeBSD 10.2




Members of the FreeBSD Release Engineering Team has released the second update for version 10 of FreeBSD. FreeBSD was established in 1993 and is developed as a whole, in contrast to Linux, the kernel by one group of developers is maintained and certain applications again by others. As a result, FreeBSD is generally considered to be more stable and more robust than a variety of other operating systems. Detailed release notes can on this page are found, these are briefly the major changes:

Some of the highlights:

The resolvconf (8) utility HAS BEEN updated to version 3.7.0, with improvements to protect DNS privacy.
The NTP suite HAS BEEN updated to version 4.2.8p3.
A new rc (8) script, growfs, HAS BEEN added, How many followers will resize the root filesystem on boot if the / firstboot file exists.
The Linux version compatibility HAS BEEN updated to support Centos ™ 6 ports.
The DRM code HAS BEEN updated to match Linux version 3.8.13, allo wing running multiple X servers simultaneously.
Several enhancements and updates for improved FreeBSD / arm support.
Several ZFS performance and reliability improvements.
GNOME HAS BEEN updated to version 3.14.2.
KDE HAS BEEN updated to version 4.14.3.
And much more …


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