The latest release from the GhostBSD project, GhostBSD 24.01.1, is now available. GhostBSD 24.01.1 brings several exciting features, improvements, and bug fixes. Let’s delve into what makes this release stand out from its predecessors.

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Upgrade to FreeBSD 14.0-STABLE with Ease

GhostBSD 24.01.1 inherits from FreeBSD 14.0-STABLE, ensuring users have access to the latest advancements and security updates. With a significant change in Update Station, upgrading from 13.2-STABLE to 14.0-STABLE has never been smoother. Enjoy a seamless transition while retaining all your preferences and configurations.

Simplified Installation Process

Say goodbye to unnecessary complexities during installation. In GhostBSD 24.01.1, the user created during installation is automatically granted administrative privileges, streamlining the setup process. Additionally, the root user now shares the same password as the admin, eliminating any confusion. Even if you decide to change the admin password post-installation, rest assured that the root password remains unchanged.

Enhancements, Improvements, and New Features

GhostBSD 24.01.1 introduces several enhancements and new features aimed at improving user experience:

  • Installer Enhancements: Future installer support and simplified desktop configuration ensure a hassle-free installation process.
  • Enhanced Package Management: Search functionality now extends to package descriptions, making it easy to find the software you need.
  • Fresh Look: Enjoy new wallpapers curated for GhostBSD 24.01, adding a touch of visual flair to your desktop environment.

Bug Fixes for a Seamless Experience

This release addresses various bug fixes to enhance system stability and performance:

  • Resolve issues with Wine compatibility, ensuring smooth operation of Windows applications.
  • Fix video problems and crashes related to the Whisker menu, providing a smoother desktop experience.
  • Improve ZFS dataset mount point configurations and EFI boot manager commands for enhanced system reliability.

For further information on GhostBSD 24.01.1 see the projects official release announcement.