FreeBSD 7.2 rocks!

alie

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We've Gnome 2.26 and KDE 4.2.2 now! awesome...

FreeBSD is equal with linux in term of desktop env now... Only 1 part left from linux... hadrware support
 

vivek

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I agree with you. I'm pretty much happy with:
  • Multiple IPv4/6 ips for jail
  • ZFS and Dtrace
 

mwatkins

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Multiple IP's for jail is a highlight for me. Looking forward to 8 and improved Xen support.
 

phoenix

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alie said:
We've Gnome 2.26 and KDE 4.2.2 now! awesome...

FreeBSD is equal with linux in term of desktop env now... Only 1 part left from linux... hadrware support

GNOME 2.26 and KDE 4.2.2 are available for all supported versions of FreeBSD (6.x, 7.x, -CURRENT). Those aren't "new" because 7.2 has been released. Remember, there is only 1 ports tree, used by all versions of FreeBSD. One could probably even install those on FreeBSD 5.x without too much trouble. :) (For example, I've been running KDE 4.2.2 on FreeBSD 7.1 for a while now.)

It's better to be excited about the changes in FreeBSD itself (the stuff under / and /usr) with each release, and not what's available in the ports tree (the stuff under /usr/local). Things like better SMP, kmem_max over 2 GB, ZFS updates, driver updates, etc. :D
 

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Maybe OP is talking about packages on one of the FreeBSD 7.2 ISOs or something like that ..
 

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DutchDaemon said:
Maybe OP is talking about packages on one of the FreeBSD 7.2 ISOs or something like that ..

That could be. I sometimes forget that there's more than just the bootonly CD. :) I haven't used any of the other CDs since the 4.x days, and only rarely use pkg_add -r.
 

hydra

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Yeah it does, finally my Marvell ATA controller is supported, thanks !

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And my Acer Travelmate is finally able to run FreeBSD !!!! Huge thanks !!!!
 
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