DistroWatch Weekly: Look at PC-BSD 1.5, PCe17OS, Mining DistroWatch logs

Posted by dave on Mar 17, 2008 3:35 AM EDT
DistroWatch.com; By Ladislav Bodnar
Mail this story
Print this story

Welcome to this year's 11th issue of DistroWatch Weekly! PC-BSD, a user-friendly variant of FreeBSD with a web-based software installation system, continues to deliver updated releases on a regular basis. We'll take a look at the just-released version 1.5. Does it support modern hardware well? And can it challenge the popular desktop Linux distributions? Read below for some answers. In the news section, Ubuntu enters a beta freeze stage, KNOPPIX gets busy with bug fixes, the Hungarian PCLinuxOS community releases PCe17OS, OpenBSD publishes the 4.3 information page, and Dru Lavigne announces the availability of an up-to-date BSDA certification DVD. Also in this issue, learn about pkg-get, a package management utility for OpenSolaris and follow an interesting analysis of the DistroWatch Page Hit Ranking logs as published by a group of data mining researchers in France. Happy reading!

Full Story

» Read more about: Story Type: Newsletter

« Return to the newswire homepage

This topic does not have any threads posted yet!

You cannot post until you login.