GhostBSD 21.09.06 ISO's now available

 I am happy to announce the new ISO 21.09.06. This new ISO contains the switch from OpenRC to FreeBSD rc.d and numerous fixes and improvements.

What is new in 21.09.06?

  • GhostBSD moved back to FreeBSD rc.d to start services

Github ticket completed:

Pull Request open and merged:


To upgrade to 21.09.06

Do your normal update from Update Station.

Note: 21.09. is the date that the ISO is built and not a release. GhostBSD has adopted the CI/CD philosophy that makes us rolling release.

Where to download:

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

Writing the iso to a USB stick:


dd if=GhostBSD-21.09.06.iso of=/dev/da0 bs=4m

On Linux

dd if=GhostBSD-21.09.06.iso of=/dev/sdc bs=4M

On Mac

dd if=GhostBSD-21.09.06.iso of=/dev/disk2 bs=10240

When installing on VirtualBox make sure to change the Graphics Controller to VBoxSVGA see this ticket on how to do it

Recommended system requirements for the new iso

  • 64-bit processor
  • 4GB+ of RAM
  • 15 GB of free hard drive space
  • Network card

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