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A simple, elegant desktop BSD Operating System


GhostBSD is built with TrueOS base on FreeBSD STABLE to provides a simple desktop-oriented operating system pre-configured with the carefully selected minimal commonly used set software required to start using it to its full potential.


GhostBSD uses the GTK environment to provide a beautiful looks and a comfortable experience on the modern BSD platform offering a natural and native Unix work environment.

It is BSD

GhostBSD is derived from FreeBSD, and its roots go back to the University of California Berkeley Unix Research. Historically it was referred to as "BSD Unix" or "Berkeley Unix." However, today it is simply called BSD for Berkeley Software Distribution.

Latest News

April 2017 financial reports

Many thanks to all donors and patrons who generously invested in GhostBSD this last April. Like always you ensured that we could meet all the costs associated with running our web server and packages builder server for GhostBSD. Donation from our community and sponsors starts to be more consistent, and this is tremendously helping the project to go forward.