[FreeBSD-Announce] Daemon News FreeBSD 4.9 CD set

Wes Peters wes at softweyr.com
Sun Nov 16 11:54:15 PST 2003

Daemon News is pleased to announce FreeBSD version 4.9, now available on 
four Compact Discs.  FreeBSD 4.9 is the latest stable release from the 
FreeBSD Project, a worldwide consortium of professional software 

FreeBSD 4.9 provides up to date security enhancements and stability 
improvements over the 4.8 release.  Version 4.9 also offers support for 
Physical Address Extensions on Intel Pentium III and Pentium 4 

FreeBSD 4.9 ships with support for more than 8,000 applications in the 
form of the FreeBSD ports system.  The Daemon News distribution includes 
thousands of precompiled applications based on ports as well.  New to the 
4.9 release is a special Java edition, featuring the Diablo JDK binary 
installer from the FreeBSD Foundation and more than 300 Megabytes of Java 
applications, development tools, and class libraries on Disc 3.

Disc 4 is also all-new, featuring the newly minted "Office Applications 
for FreeBSD" collection.  A sequel to the highly successful "Office 
Applications for Mac OS X," this powerful set includes the OpenOffice.org 
application suite, GIMP photo editing, and hundreds more office 
productivity applications to make your FreeBSD workstation your personal 

FreeBSD 4.9 from Daemon News is available immediately from BSD Mall, and 
will arrive shortly in quality computer stores such as Fry's Electronics.  


Daemon News, Bringing you BSD(SM).


        Where am I, and what am I doing in this handbasket?

Wes Peters                                               wes at softweyr.com

More information about the freebsd-announce mailing list