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GhostBSD 20.11.28 Release Announcement

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I am happy to announce the availability of GhostBSD 20.11.28. This release comes with a new live system that leverages ZFS, compression, and replication first introduced in FuryBSD by Joe Maloney. The 20.11.28 release contains numerous improvements, including OS fixes for linuxulator to improve Linux Steam performance, an updated kernel, and GhostBSD userland updates. Userland updates include a MATE desktop upgrade to version 1.24.1, Software Station performance improvements, and numerous application updates.

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GhostBSD 20.11.28 Released With Improved Steam On Linux

  • GhostBSD 20.11.28 Released With Improved Steam On Linux Performance

    GhostBSD 20.11.28 is out as the latest version of this desktop-focused BSD operating system based on FreeBSD.

    Notable to GhostBSD 20.11.28 are fixes to the "Linuxulator" support from FreeBSD that allows for running Linux binaries on BSD. With the fixes in this release there should be better performance for running the Linux build of Steam. That should help in allowing more Linux games to run atop GhostBSD 20.11.28. I'll work on some fresh BSD gaming benchmarks around the holidays as it's been several years since last running such a comparison with the Linuxulator.

GhostBSD 20.11.28 Released: FreeBSD-Based User-Friendly Desktop

  • GhostBSD 20.11.28 Released: FreeBSD-Based User-Friendly Desktop OS

    Over the last two months, we reported the major release of four operating systems: OpenBSD 6.8, NetBSD 9.1, MidnightBSD 2.0, and FreeBSD 12.2 from the BSD family.

    [...]

    The most notable change that the latest version has added is the OS fixes for Linux binary compatibility, also known as “Linuxulator.” Linuxulator allows you to run unmodified Linux binaries on BSD distribution. With the new fixes, GhostBSD now offers better performance for running the Linux build of Steam.

    In simple terms, you can run more Linux games on GhostBSD 20.11.28. Furthermore, v20.11.28 also has a new live system that uses ZFS, compression, and replication capabilities.

    Among the userland updates, it includes an upgraded MATE desktop, improved Software Station performance, and other updated applications.

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