TrueOS STABLE Update: 4/24/17

After testing the UNSTABLE push over the weekend, the devs are happy to release a new STABLE update and installation files today! This update consists of two parts: installer changes for those who install TrueOS fresh, and general updates for systems with TrueOS...

Developer Preview: Lumina 1.3.0

A new blog post detailing some of the changes to Lumina for its 1.3.0 update is now available! Lumina Developer Ken Moore previews a new icon theme making its way into Lumina, which will also be available in an upcoming package update to TrueOS, so stay tuned!  ...

Technical Difficulties: Please Bear with us

We wanted to drop a quick update to let users know one of our build servers died at a rather inconvenient time. A replacement is on its way, but updates may be a bit slower for a few days while we get the new hardware up and running. We appreciate your patience!

Identified issue with Nvidia hardware: (Evolving) Solutions

We noticed a number of users having problems with Nvidia hardware/drivers after the last Stable update. One problem is that the auto-detection by X11 of the Nvidia driver appears to have been broken by the recent update. This specifically appears to affect people...

New TrueOS Stable update: Changes and Notes

A fresh ISO and STABLE package set is available! We’ve got some exciting new features in this release as well as some important fixes. New Features   Refind and the FreeBSD Bootloader replace Grub. Conveniently, this change not only improves support for...

OpenRC update: simplifying OpenRC scripts

We’ve made some changes to our FreeBSD ports tree, and want to update our awesome contributors on these improvements. There is now a new overlay structure for handling OpenRC specific changes. These changes allow us to more efficiently sync from upstream FreeBSD...

Community Spotlight: The Basics of using ZFS with TrueOS

This week, we want to spotlight a very helpful thread created by Discourse user robgriff444 in order to help our new users familiarize themselves with ZFS and use it with TrueOS. The TrueOS devs want to thank robgriff444 for the outstanding contribution to our...

TrueOS Security and Wikileaks revelations

Recently, Wikileaks released a large number of documents detailing system exploits the US Intelligence community uses to gain information from or otherwise monitor individuals. Because of this, we are seeing increased concerns about TrueOS security. We thought it best...