PC-BSD 9.0 RC2 i386 DVD is the second release candidate for the upcoming PC-BSD 9.0. This release includes the latest FreeBSD 9.0-RC2 base, along with numerous bug fixes and enhancements. Notable changes in this release: improve username checks in installer to only allow valid characters; add button for xvkbd virtual-keyboard usage during installation, install can now be done entirely via touch-screen; VirtualBox mouse-pointer integration works by default after selecting vboxvideo in display wizard; improve update-manager to not fail on soft errors.
PC-BSD has as its goals to be an easy-to-install-and-use desktop operating system, based on FreeBSD. To accomplish this, it provides a graphical installation to enable even UNIX novices to easily install and get it running. It pre-configures KDE, video, sound, and networking so that the desktop can be used immediately. A graphical software installation program makes installing pre-built software, known as Push Button Installers (PBI), as easy as other popular operating systems