FreeBSD 11.0 Final Release ISO Images Available For Download



Short Bytes: The Final Release of FreeBSD 11.0 is scheduled for Wednesday, September 28, 2016. However, the release builds have started to appear on FreeBSD’s FTP mirrors and you can download the final ISO right now.

The BSD fans were disappointed when the FreeBSD 11.0 final release didn’t arrive on September 12, 2016, probably due to some issues. Last Sunday, the FreeBSD development team released another Release Candidate to look for the bugs.

The official announcement of FreeBSD 11.0 release is scheduled for September 28, 2016. The Release builds began on September 22, 2016 and these mirrors have started to appear on FTP.

If you are willing to try out these FreeBSD 11.0 Final Release ISOs, you can visit this link and download the builds for different architecture.

As FreeBSD 11.0 isn’t officially released, the Release Notes aren’t available. For those who are interested, on FreeBSD website, there is a list of informal changes which are considered important and interesting for the users. The list contains various architecture changes, new hardware support, networking improvements, better kernel support etc.

It should be noted that these mirrors might not work if you try freebsd-update command to upgrade your system.

Here are some useful links for BSD enthusiasts: FreeBSD 11.0 Release Schedule FreeBSD FTP Mirror

Update: The Release Notes for FreeBSD 11.0 are now available.

Stay tuned for more official updates on FreeBSD 11.0, release notes, and more. Don’t forget to drop your feedback in the comments section below.

Adarsh Verma

Adarsh Verma

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