FreeBSD 4.11 Release

Ted Mittelstaedt tedm at
Wed Jan 26 00:22:28 PST 2005

owner-freebsd-questions at wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 25, 2005 at 01:46:25PM -0600, Andrew L. Gould wrote:
>> I just noted that FreeBSD 4.11 has been released and that there are
>> now 2 CD#1's -- one for gnome and one for kde.
>> Does anyone know how exclusive these CD's are?  That is, does the
>> gnome CD have kde-lite, or no kde at all?  Does kde lack all gnome
>> stuff?
> None at all.  The set of packages became too big to have both
> gnome-lite and kde-lite on disc 1.

Good riddance.  This is FreeBSD, no reason to have your new server
look like every other Linux box brought online.  If your going to make
it easy to put a window manager on for the newbies, pick something that's
going to definitely make them say "hoo boy! I ain't in Kansas anymore!"
such as


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