GhostBSD 20.02 Now Available

I am happy to announce the availability of GhostBSD 20.02. ZFS partition has been added to the installer custom partition editor, and it is now possible to install GhostBSD with ZFS on the same disk containing Windows, Linux, or Mac OSX partitions. The system has been updated to 1201512. The Update Station application has multiple improvements, and numerous software applications have been updated.

What has changed since 20.01

  • Added feature to force upgrade all packages on a system upgrade with Update station

  • Improved Update Station update progress

  • Improved Update Station the tray icon behaviour

  • Added powerd by default to improve laptop battery performance

Ticket Completed

  • Bug #114: update-station does not fail update when pkg upgrade fails

  • Bug #115: Hostname definition

  • Bug #135: Xconfig display Nvidia 390 when 440.31 is the one installed by default

  • Feature #98: Adding custom ZFS partition to the installer partition editor

  • Feature #133: Adding supports to force upgrade all packages on system upgrade for Update Station

  • Feature #136: Telegram app should be installed on the desktop by default

To upgrade if not done already:

uname -U should output 1201512

sudo pkg update -f

sudo pkg upgrade

Where to download:

All images checksum, hybrid ISO(DVD, USB) and torrent are available here:

For writing an iso to a USB stick:


dd if=GhostBSD-20.02.iso of=/dev/da0 bs=4m

On Linux

dd if=GhostBSD-20.02.iso of=/dev/sdc bs=4M

On Mac

dd if=GhostBSD-20.01.iso of=/dev/disk2 bs=10240


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