A simple, elegant desktop BSD Operating System


GhostBSD provides a simple desktop-oriented operating system based on FreeBSD with MATE, OpenRC and OS packages for simplicity. GhostBSD has a selection of commonly used software preinstalled and 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 built on top of FreeBSD code, 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 called BSD for Berkeley Software Distribution.

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December 2017 financial reports

I’d like to thanks, all patrons and donors who generously invested in the GhostBSD project in December, a total of $337.69 was donated. Your help and support are much appreciated, and it empowers the project, and it also ensured that all the associated cost of running our web server and our packages builder servers for GhostBSD are covered.

In 2017 we gain 111.2 USD from osDisc.com, 284.55 CAD from Google AbSense, 961.50 USD from patron on Patreon and 3799.91 form donors using Paypal for a total of 5462.48 CAD