FreeBSD is an operating system and a major BSD distribution, which focuses on stability, performance, cutting-edge features and security. It's both UNIX® and Linux-compatible, ports a wide range of applications (24000), is suitable for server, embedded and desktop use. Has robust networking capabilities, cross-platform support, hardware and KMS/drm2 video drivers, hardware and network virtualization support, jails, dtrace, capsicum, understands ZFS and other filesystems, and simple installation
major feature: The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team is pleased to announce the availability of FreeBSD 10.2-RELEASE. This is the third release of the stable/10 branch, which improves on the stability of FreeBSD 10.1-RELEASE and introduces some new features: 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.