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PC-BSD Operating System Gets Renamed to TrueOS, Follows a Rolling Release Model

Sep 06, 2016, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

First off, PC-BSD is no longer PC-BSD, as it got renamed to TrueOS. Yes, it's still based on the FreeBSD operating system, and yes, you can still install it on your PC, but the biggest change is that the project now follows a rolling release model, tracking FreeBSD's "Current" branch to bring users all the latest and most advanced BSD technologies and applications. By following a rolling release model, TrueOS promises to be a cutting-edge and modern FreeBSD-based operating systems for your personal computer, designed with security and simplicity in mind, while being stable enough to be deployed on servers. TrueOS will also make use of the security technologies from the OpenBSD project, and you can get your hands on the first Beta ISO images right now.

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