FreeBSD 10.2 Released

The FreeBSD Release Engineering team announced release of FreeBSD 10.2, latest stable release of BSD distribution that can work in wide variety of platforms like Desktops, servers and embedded systems.



FreeBSD 10.2 is third stable release in FreeBSD 10.x branch. It has got multiple bug fixes and has better stability over previous release. FreeBSD 10.2 also introduces several improvements and features.

According to official release announcement, following are major highlights of FreeBSD 10.2-Release.
  • 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, which will resize the root filesystem on boot if the /firstboot file exists.
  • The Linux® compatibility version has been updated to support Centos™ 6 ports.
  • The drm code has been updated to match Linux® version 3.8.13, allowing 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.
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