Weekly Feature Digest 11/23/13
You can feel it in the air can’t you? That time when we gather with family and friends, sit down to eat a great meal, and let the dog eat half the turkey. Oh wait maybe that was just Kris last year…doh! All kidding aside Check out all these amazing gifts that have been neatly placed under our “ports tree” (pun intended).
10.0 PBI Approvals have been moving allowing at a quick pace and the appcafe should now be populated with approximately 400 PBI’s for public consumption. Please report any issues you are having directly to trac and we will work on fixing individual PBI’s after approvals are finished.
In some exciting news Kris has announced that we are merging the GNOME3 / MATE /Cinnamon desktops into our 10.0 ports tree. Be advised we are still working to resolve issues with these desktops in the base system and they are more than likely not fully functional at this time. We will be testing and resolving issues as quickly as possible to try to get these ready for all of you.
FreeBSD will be releasing a security update that applies to SSH in the next few days. If you are not a SSH user this bugfix won’t necessarily do anything for you, but it never hurts to be fully up to date just in case. For more information on how to work around this issue please see the article at http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?p=240933 for a detailed list of things you can do to secure your system.
Bug fixes galore this week! PCDM has been updated now to correctly display the correct language chosen during selection, however it is still being tested and should officially be ready sometime in the very near future. Kris has added a ZFS dataset options to PC-BSD’s new text-installer front-end for greater flexibility for power users.
That’s it for this week folks, and remember feeding thanksgiving leftovers to your dog makes everyone sad. See you guys next week!
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