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December 2004

  • 28 December, 2004: The Mozilla License Team has granted permission to the FreeBSD Gnome Team for use of the Firefox and Thunderbird names, official icons, and permission to do officially branded builds.

  • 28 December, 2004: New committer: Sam Hopkins (src)

  • 23 December, 2004: The FreeBSD Foundation has published its Quarterly Newsletter, which includes a call for donations so the Foundation can keep its non-profit public charity 501(c)3 status.

  • 18 December, 2004: The first Release Candidate for FreeBSD 4.11 has been made available. Please see the full announcement on the FreeBSD-STABLE mailing list here. The full 4.11 release schedule is here.

  • 13 December, 2004: New committer: Niels Heinen (ports)

  • 6 December, 2004: The FreeSBIE 1.1 FreeBSD Live CD is released -- see the release announcement for details.

  • 6 December, 2004: New committer: Palle Girgensohn (ports)

  • 2 December, 2004: The schedule for the FreeBSD 4.11 Release has been announced, with a target release date of January 24th, 2005. The full schedule is here.

  • 1 December, 2004: New committer: Jean-Sébastien Pédron (src)

November 2004

  • 27 November, 2004: The 'FreeBSD' trademark, which was originally granted to Walnut Creek CDROM (now FreeBSD Mall, Inc.) in 1996, has been transferred to the FreeBSD Foundation.

  • 19 November, 2004: New committer: Vicente Carrasco (doc)

  • 11 November, 2004: New committer: Johann Kois (doc)

  • 7 November, 2004: GNOME 2.8.1 was merged into the ports tree following the release of FreeBSD 5.3. See the FreeBSD GNOME Homepage for more details as well as upgrade instructions.

  • 6 November, 2004: FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE has been released. Please check the release errata before installation for any late-breaking news and/or issues with 5.3. The Release Information page has more information about FreeBSD releases.

October 2004

  • 31 October, 2004: The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team is proud to announce the availability of FreeBSD 5.3-RC2. Two critical issues came up during RC1 testing and it is felt the fixes warrant one more RC so they receive widespread testing. If no more show-stopper problems are found this will be the last test release done before 5.3-RELEASE. Please see the full announcement on FreeBSD-CURRENT here.

  • 29 October, 2004: New committer: Michael Johnson (ports)

  • 16 October, 2004: New committer: Remko Lodder (doc)

  • 12 October, 2004: New committer: George V. Neville-Neil (src)

  • 8 October, 2004: New committer: Stephan Uphoff (src)

September 2004

  • 15 September, 2004: New committer: Koop Mast (ports)

  • 15 September, 2004: New committer: Xin Li (src, doc)

August 2004

July 2004

  • 27 July, 2004: New committer: Bjoern A. Zeeb (src)

  • 26 July, 2004: The May-June status report is now available; see the status reports Web page for more information.

  • 24 July, 2004: New committer: Suleiman Souhlal (PowerPC)

  • 23 July, 2004: FreeBSD-CURRENT now ships with X.Org's X Window System per default, though XFree86 is still supported. For more information on how to upgrade for -CURRENT and -STABLE, take a look at this HEADS UP.

  • 14 July, 2004: New committer: Gleb Smirnoff (src)

  • 7 July, 2004: New committer: Sergey Matveychuk (ports)

May 2004

April 2004

March 2004

  • 29 March, 2004: New committer: Niklas J. Saers (doc)

  • 25 March, 2004: Because of the hard maintenance and low benefit the gallery pages bring to the Project and the listed websites, it has been decided to spend the time working on other stuff related to FreeBSD than these pages. The gallery will be removed in two weeks, no further submissions will be processed. However, this has no influence on the Commercial Gallery.

  • 18 March, 2004: New committer: Mark Santcroos (src)

  • 17 March, 2004: The January-February status report is now available; see the status reports Web page for more information.

  • 13 March, 2004: New committer: Thierry Thomas (ports)

  • 10 March, 2004: New committer: Volker Stolz (ports)

  • 9 March, 2004: New committer: Peter Edwards (src)

February 2004

January 2004

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