FreeBSD is an open source Unix Like operating system. it is a stable, robust and complete operating system. FreeBSD 9.0 stable is available now for all users. It is the first stable release (checkout the announcement on official site) in 9th series of FreeBSD. You can choose either Gnome 2.3 or KDE 4.7 as the desktop. The latest version i.e 9.0 stable has a lot of new features and performance improvements over its predecessor version 8.0.
What’s New in FreeBSD 9.0
- Updated version (28) of ZFS
- High performance SSH
- new installer bsdinstall
- Flattended Device Tree (FDT)
- User level DTrace
- NFSv4 is supported (along with v2 and v3)
Download FreeBSD 9.0
FreeBSD 9.0 is available for a lot of platforms : i386, ia64, amd64, powerpc, powerpc64, sparc64. The installation archive – ISO is available in three formats – bootonly (very small size), disc1 (can be burned on a CD) and dvd1 (around 2.1 GB, along with a lot of free applications).
Download FreeBSD 9.0 disc1 edition for i386 (502 MB)
For more options (platforms/editions) go to official download page.