UbuntuBSD will receive a new version based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and FreeBSD 10.3

The famous distribution that mixes the FreeBSD Unix kernel with the rest of the Ubuntu system friendly environment, Has been in development since last March and is currently ready to come to light. Its developers are finalizing the details for the big release, which is expected to produce in a very short time.

For those of you who already know this system, you will know that UbuntuBSD is a unique project that offers a desktop-oriented operating system which combines the uniqueness of Debian / Ubuntu platforms with the power of the FreeBSD kernel.

To date, the latest version developed on this operating system was 15.10, which implies that the Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) environment was being taken as a basis. Being nearby for support of this version of Ubuntu, which will be released sometime next month, the developers have decided it’s time to give a new impetus to the project and evolve the system to the new Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) as well as the FreeBSD 10.3 kernel.

The desktop environment that will be maintained by default in UbuntuBSD will be based on Xfce, Which has recently been updated to version 4.12 to offer a more look modern and current without losing its lightness usual. Typical desktop open-source applications, such as LibreOffice and Mozilla Firefox, among others, will also be maintained. As you can see so far, the main novelty is the update of the bases that make up this distribution.

Since the final version is not yet available, you can help complete the final testing phase downloading the latest ISO image of your website and report any errors you find in the system. from the project website you will be able to find various documentation and one forum specific to this distribution.

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