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NetBSD 10.0-RC2: The Latest BSD Release for Testing

NetBSD 10.0, a significant update for the BSD operating system in development since 2019, reaches a milestone with the availability of its second release candidate, NetBSD 10.0-RC2, for testing.

This follows the earlier release of NetBSD 10-RC1 in November. Noteworthy features of NetBSD 10 include WireGuard support, enhancements for Arm hardware (including Apple Silicon and Raspberry Pi), a new Intel Ethernet driver, Realtek 2.5 GbE network adapter support, multi-core performance enhancements, automatic swap encryption, and various hardware support improvements. The release also incorporates numerous performance optimizations. Detailed information about the features is available on the NetBSD 10.0 release page.

Testing enthusiasts can find NetBSD 10.0-RC2 images on, with hopes for a prompt stable release in the near future.

Source: Phoronix.