Software Update: FreeBSD 10.2

Aug

16

2015

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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