The FreeBSD Foundation recently released version 10.2-RELEASE for download which improves upon the stability of FreeBSD 10.1-RELEASE and introduces an array of new features. A few highlights of this new release include:

* The resolvconf(8) utility has been updated to version 3.7.0, with improvements to protect DNS privacy.

* The ntp suite has been updated to version 4.2.8p3.

* A new rc(8) script, growfs, has been added, which will resize the root filesystem on boot if the /firstboot file exists.

* The Linux® compatibility version has been updated to support Centos™ 6 ports.

* The drm code has been updated to match Linux® version 3.8.13, allowing running multiple X servers simultaneously.

* Several enhancements and updates for improved FreeBSD/arm support.

* Several ZFS performance and reliability improvements.

* GNOME has been updated to version 3.14.2.

* KDE has been updated to version 4.14.3.

To see the FreeBSD 10.2-RELEASE release notes in full, head on over to the page detailing all the changes, additions, and improvements made.

We at RootBSD would like to inform you that as of today, this new release is now available as an install option for all of our VPS and Dedicated Server packages. If you would like to start fresh with a new FreeBSD 10.2 server, we do offer the ability for us to provision you an entirely new server with FreeBSD 10.2 pre-installed and grant you a week’s worth of time to migrate all existing data from your old server to the new one. If this is something that interests you, please open a ticket and we will be happy to assist.