ANNOUNCE: Custom 64bit FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE with XFCE packages released

Mubeesh ali mubeeshalivm at
Thu Aug 5 14:29:49 UTC 2010

Hi Manolis,

Thank You  .  Please advise if a GNOME version  of 8.1 release will be made
available or is there a different project that you are aware that makes this


2010/8/2 Manolis Kiagias <sonicy at>

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> Hey all,
> I have just completed the first 8.1-RELEASE based build of the 'Custom
> releases' project hosted here:
> At the moment only the 64bit version is available, while a 32bit
> version is in the works and is expected later on this week.
> You may download the ISO file immediately using the downloads page:
> This release is based on the latest XFCE desktop and includes a wide
> variety of desktop-related packages, like OpenOffice, abiword, gnumeric,
> firefox35, gimp, inkscape, evince and so on. The base system is
> 8.1-RELEASE. A few other small window managers are included like
> windowmaker, fluxbox and icewm.
> Make sure to read the README file before installation.
> Also note that installing linux related packages during initial setup
> needs a few
> more  steps. This is due to differences in sysinstall between 7.X and
> 8.X releases. A detailed explanation is provided in the README file.
> As always, please report any problems, success stories, comments and
> criticisms to manolis at
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> Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla -
> =yqB+
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Best  Regards,

Mubeesh Ali.V.M

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