FreeBSD 11.1 official version released. FreeBSD is a UNIX-like operating system that is based on the “4.4BSD-Lite” release from the University of California at Berkeley and has some “4.4BSD-Lite2” enhancements for i386, amd64, IA-64, arm, MIPS, PowerPC, ppc64, PC -98, UltraSPARC and other platforms. It is also based on “386BSD”, which is William Jolitz’s migration to the “Net / 2” to the i386 system at the University of California at Berkeley, although only a handful of code is now preserved. FreeBSD is used by companies, Internet service providers, researchers, computer specialists, students, home users and so on for their work, education, and entertainment. FreeBSD comes with more than 20,000 software packages that are precompiled and packaged, easy to install, and cover a wide range of applications: server software, databases and web servers, desktop software, games, web browsers and business software, And all this is free and easy to install.
The main update is as follows:
- OpenSSH’s DSA key generation has been disabled by default. This is an important upgrade before upgrading the OpenSSH key. In addition, protocol 1 support has been removed.
- OpenSSH is updated to 7.2p2.
- Add 802.11n wireless support.
- By default, ifconfig (8) utility will set the default FCC field on the wireless interface. Therefore, the newly created wireless interface with default settings will be less likely to violate national regulations.
- Svnlite (1) utility updated to version 1.9.4.
- Libblacklist (3) libraries and applications migrated from NetBSD projects.
- Added support for AArch64 (arm64) architecture.
- Local graphics support has been added to the bhyve (8) hypervisor.
- Added a wider range of wireless network driver support.
See the release notes for complete updates.