MidnightBSD 0.7 Released

Mr Lucas Holt, one of the core developer of midnight bsd announced release of MidnightBSD 0.7, latest stable release of MidnightBSD distributions, which was initially forked from FreeBSD 6.1 beta.



This release of MidnightBSD comes with security fixes, more enhancements and updated software packages. According to official release announcement, following are updated software packages in this release.
  • BSD Sort updated from FreeBSD 
  • flex 2.5.39 
  • Heimdal 1.5.2 (kerberos implementation) 
  • Jansson 2.7 library added. (libjansson is a JSON library in C) 
  • OpenSSL 1.0.1o (previously on 0.9.8 branch) 
  • sqlite 3.8.10.2 tzdata 2015d 
  • xz 5.0.8 
  • imports & package tools
  • CUPS Gimp Gnome 3 (in progress) 
  • GNUStep and related ports 
  • Gtk 3 
  • OpenJDK 6 & 7 are building from ports (no packages yet) 
  • Python 2 & 3 
  • Midori 
  • Qt 4 
  • Webkit 
  • X.org
For more information, and detailed changes, see complete release announcement here.

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