FreeBSD 8.3 has been released: “The FreeBSD Release Engineering team is pleased to announce the availability of FreeBSD 8.3-RELEASE. This is the fourth release from the 8-STABLE branch which improves on the functionality of FreeBSD 8.2 and introduces some new features. Some of the highlights: usb(4) now supports the USB packet filter; TCP/IP stack now supports the mod_cc(9) pluggable congestion control framework; graid(8) GEOM class added to support various BIOS-based software RAID controllers (replacement for ataraid(4)); ZFS subsystem updated to SPA version 28; GNOME version 2.32.1, KDE version 4.7.4. FreeBSD 8.3-RELEASE is now available for the amd64, i386, pc98, and sparc64 architectures.” For further details please see the release announcementand the detailed release notes. Quick download links for the i386 and amd64 architectures:FreeBSD-8.3-RELEASE-i386-dvd1.iso (2,211MB, SHA256, torrent), FreeBSD-8.3-RELEASE-amd64-dvd1.iso (2,347MB, SHA256, torrent).