FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE. It describes recently added, changed, or deleted features of FreeBSD. It also provides some notes on upgrading from previous versions of FreeBSD.
The snapshot distribution to which these release notes apply represents the latest point along the 12-STABLE development branch since 12-STABLE was created. Information regarding pre-built, binary snapshot distributions along this branch can be found at
The snapshot distribution to which these release notes apply represents a point along the 12-STABLE development branch between 11.2-RELEASE and the future 13.0-RELEASE. Information regarding pre-built, binary snapshot distributions along this branch can be found at
This distribution of FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE is a snapshot distribution. It can be found at
https://www.FreeBSD.org/snapshots/ or any of its mirrors. More information on obtaining this (or other) snapshot distributions of FreeBSD can be found in the “Obtaining FreeBSD” appendix to the FreeBSD Handbook.
All users are encouraged to consult the release errata before installing FreeBSD. The errata document is updated with “late-breaking” information discovered late in the release cycle or after the release. Typically, it contains information on known bugs, security advisories, and corrections to documentation. An up-to-date copy of the errata for FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE can be found on the FreeBSD Web site.
This document describes the most user-visible new or changed features in FreeBSD since 11.2-RELEASE. In general, changes described here are unique to the 12-STABLE branch unless specifically marked as MERGED features.