New latest version of FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE is out this. FBSD 10 is the latest stable release of 10 branch. The biggest change in FBSD 10 is removal of long time used pkg_add and its substitute with the newer and more advanced pkg. For BSD users who don't know pkg stiill check out handbook on pkgng
Key highlights of FreeBSD 10 as taken from FreeBSD-10.0-RELEASE announcement;
GCC is no longer installed by default on architectures where clang(1) is the default compiler.
Unbound has been imported to the base system as the local caching DNS resolver.
BIND has been removed from the base system.
make(1) has been replaced with bmake(1), obtained from the NetBSD Project.
pkg(7) is now the default package management utility.
pkg_add(1), pkg_delete(1), and related tools have been removed.
Major enhancements in virtualization, including the addition of bhyve(8), virtio(4), and native paravirtualized drivers providing support for FreeBSD as a guest operating system on Microsoft Hyper-V.
TRIM support for Solid State Drives has been added to ZFS.
Support for the high-performance LZ4 compression algorithm has been added to ZFS.
There is a big news for Raspberry Pi lovers as from FreeBSD 10 there is an official support for Raspberry Pi
Happy new release. Cheers to testers 🙂