Built on top of FreeBSD, GhostBSD 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 an elegant look and a comfortable experience on the modern BSD platform offering a natural and native Unix work environment.
- It is BSD
GhostBSD derived from FreeBSD which is roots go back to the University of California Berkeley Unix Research, historically called “BSD Unix” or “Berkeley Unix” today simply called BSD for Berkeley Software Distribution.
GhostBSD 20.02 has been released.
What has changed since 20.01
- Added feature to force upgrade all packages on a system upgrade with Update station
- Improved Update Station update progress
- Improved Update Station the tray icon behaviour
- Added powerd by default to improve laptop battery performance
- Bug #114: update-station does not fail update when pkg upgrade fails
- Bug #115: Hostname definition
- Bug #135: Xconfig display Nvidia 390 when 440.31 is the one installed by default
- Feature #98: Adding custom ZFS partition to the installer partition editor
- Feature #133: Adding supports to force upgrade all packages on system upgrade for Update Station
- Feature #136: Telegram app should be installed on the desktop by default