Scheduled to release in late March, 13.0 is the culmination of two years of hard work and showcases a shift in focus towards the future of FreeBSD. From changes in architecture and the removal of legacy tooling to faster systems and subsystems, the Project’s commitment towards looking at the future of FreeBSD is in motion!
Highlights from the new release include:
Finally, not specific to the 13.0 release, the Project has made the transition from subversion to git making it easier for new folks to contribute. It has also switched to a new OpenZFS upstream that supports FreeBSD and Linux, allowing us to collaborate .
For more 13.0 content, check the video section of the FOSDEM site. If you are new to FreeBSD or have been away for a while, the 13.0 release is a great time to give it a go. Don’t forget to check the new online content to help you get started and ask questions about FreeBSD including: FreeBSD Office Hours, FreeBSD Fridays, and several developers have hosted twitch live streaming sessions.