A simple, elegant desktop BSD Operating System


GhostBSD provides a simple desktop-oriented operating system based on FreeBSD with MATE and OS packages for simplicity. In addition, GhostBSD has a selection of commonly used software preinstalled to make it easy on your computing journey.


GhostBSD uses the GTK environment to provide a beautiful look 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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2020 financial report

First, I will like to thank all our sponsors, patrons and donors who generously donated to GhostBSD with their hard earn money. In 2020 our goal was 10,000 CAD, thanks to everyone who donated to the GhostBSD project. Our goal was met and we accumulated 11,276.2 CAD from our sponsors, patrons and donors.


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