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GhostBSD 11.1 Finally Ready and Available!

After a year of development, testing, debugging and working on our software package repository, we are pleased to announce the release of GhostBSD 11.1 is now available on 64-bit(amb64) architecture with MATE and XFCE Desktop on direct and torrent download. With 11.1 we drop 32-bit i386 supports, and we currently maintain our software packages repository for more stability.

What's new on GhostBSD 11.1

  • GhostBSD software repository
  • Support VMware Workstation Guest Features
  • New UFS full disk mirroring option on the installer
  • New UFS full disk  MBR and GPT option on the installer
  • New UFS full disk  swap size option on the installer
  • Whisker Menu as default Application menu on XFCE
  • All software developed by GhostBSD is now getting updated
  • ZFS configuration for disk

What has been fixed on 11.1?

  • Fix XFCE sound plugin
  • Installer ZFS configuration file setting
  • Installer ZFS setup appears to be incomplete
  • The installer was not listing ZFS disk correctly.
  • The installer The partition list was not deleted when pressing back
  • XFCE and MATE shutdown/suspend/hibernate randomly missing
  • Clicking 'GhostBSD Bugs' item in the Main menu -> 'System Tools' brings up 'Server not found' page
  • XFCE installation - incorrect keyboard layout
  • Locale setting not filling correctly
  • Update Station tray icon

Where to download?

The image checksum's, hybrid ISO(DVD, USB) images are available at

Writing the iso to a USB stick


dd if=GhostBSD11.1-mate-amd64.iso of=/dev/da0 bs=1m

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On Linux

dd if=GhostBSD11.1-mate-amd64.iso of=/dev/sdf bs=1M

On Mac

dd if=GhostBSD11.1-mate-amd64.iso of=/dev/disk2 bs=1024

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Reporting issues

We encourage you to use our project management system to report bugs

Need help with or want to get involved?

If you need help with GhostBSD or want to be involved in GhostBSD, come chat with us on #ghostbsd, on our community forums or our Telegram group.

October 2017 financial reports

Many thanks to all patrons, donors, and vendors who generously invested in GhostBSD this last October, a total of $368.08 was raised, and like always you ensured that we could meet all the costs associated with running our web server and our packages builder servers for GhostBSD.

Our Patron

PatronAmount Pledge
Robbie Gibbs $50
Dave Mathews $20
Dennis Hüser $10
Gilbert Soares $10
Kevin O'Connor $10
Kostas Papakonstantinou $5
Leandro Oscar Foschi $5
Paul Demers $5
Tim Lawrence $5
Nathan Crause $2.50
John Mosher $1
Tim Howes $1
myfreeweb $1
Vittorio Cagnetta $1

A total of $114.08 has USD has been raised via Patreon in October.

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A total of $254 has been raised via PayPal in October.

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GhostBSD 11.1 RC1 is ready!

This last development release of GhostBSD 11.1 release is ready for testing. All MATE and XFCE images are available only has 64 -bit architectures. For some of you, it might be chock that we are dropping i386 it is a decision that was hard to make. We hope for those that need i386 will find refuge to another BSD project.

On this RC release, we need help to find more problem. GhostBSD 11.1 is our first release featuring our own software package repository.

What change in 11.1 RC1

  • We remove grub from the installer for 11.1 it has caused us a lot of problems, and this is why the release is late.
  • ZFS configuration

Issue that got fixed

  • The partition list was not deleted when pressing back.
  • The installer was not listing ZFS disk correctly.

Time to find more issues

We encourage you to use our issue system at to report a bug.

Where to download:

All images checksum's, hybrid ISO(DVD, USB) images are available here:

For writing an iso to a USB stick:


dd if=GhostBSD11.1-RC1-20171031-142739-mate-amd64.iso of=/dev/da0 bs=1m

On Linux

dd if=GhostBSD11.1-RC1-20171031-142739-mate-amd64.iso of=/dev/sdc bs=1M

On Mac

dd if=GhostBSD11.1-RC1-20171031-142739-mate-amd64.iso of=/dev/disk2 bs=10240


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