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DistroWatch.com: GhostBSD

GhostBSD

Last Update: 2015-06-08 01:36 UTC


GhostBSD is a user-friendly desktop operating system based on FreeBSD. The project's goal is to create an easy-to-use and familiar workspace that can be used at home or office and for data rescue. GhostBSD supports a number of popular lightweight desktop environments, including MATE, Xfce, LXDE and Openbox. It also provides FreeBSD's package management system, Apache's OpenOffice.org, LibreOffice, LibreCAD, and Eclipse/Anjuta development environments for C, C++, Java, JavaScript, Jala and Python.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 63 (219), 6 months: 60 (210), 3 months: 72 (177), 4 weeks: 93 (135), 1 week: 82 (146)


GhostBSD Summary
Distribution GhostBSD
Home Page http://www.ghostbsd.org/
Mailing Lists http://sourceforge.net/p/ghostbsdproject/mailman/
User Forums http://forums.ghostbsd.org/
Alternative User Forums LinuxQuestions.org
Documentation http://wiki.ghostbsd.org/
Screenshots http://ghostbsd.org/gallery/LinuxScreenshots.orgDistroWatch Gallery
Screencasts
Download Mirrors http://ghostbsd.org/download/
Bug Tracker http://sourceforge.net/p/ghostbsdproject/tickets/
Related Websites Wikipedia
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Torrent Downloads LinuxTracker.org

Recent Related News
 • 2015-07-13: Development Release: GhostBSD 10.1-BETA2
 • 2015-05-06: Development Release: GhostBSD 10.1-BETA1
 • 2015-03-12: Development Release: GhostBSD 10.1-ALPHA1
 • 2014-10-03: BSD Release: GhostBSD 4.0
 • 2014-08-07: Development Release: GhostBSD 4.0-RC1
 • 2014-07-16: Development Release: GhostBSD 4.0-BETA3

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  • Notes: In case where multiple versions of a package are shipped with a distribution, only the default version appears in the table. For indication about the GNOME version, please check the "nautilus" and "gnome-shell" packages. The Apache web server is listed as "httpd" and the Linux kernel is listed as "linux". The KDE desktop is represented by the "kde-workspace" and "plasma-desktop" packages and the Xfce desktop by the "xfdesktop" package.
  • Colour scheme: green text = latest stable version, red text = development or beta version. The function determining beta versions is not 100% reliable due to a wide variety of versioning schemes.

Feature 10.1-ALPHA1 4.0 3.5 3.1 2.5 2.0 1.5 1.0 Feature
Release Date 2015-03-12 2014-10-03 2013-11-07 2013-06-27 2012-01-22 2011-03-11 2010-07-29 2010-03-09 Release Date
End Of Life                 End Of Life
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Price (US$)
CDs DVD DVD DVD 1 CD/DVD 1 CD/DVD 1 DVD 1 DVD 1 DVD CDs
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO Free Download
Installation -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Installation
Default Desktop MATE MATE LXDE, MATE, Openbox, Xfce GNOME, LXDE, Openbox GNOME, LXDE GNOME GNOME GNOME Default Desktop
Package Management PKG PKG TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ Package Management
Office Suite LibreOffice LibreOffice OO.o* GOffice, LibreOffice GOffice, LibreOffice GOffice GOffice -- Office Suite
Processor Architecture i386, amd64 i386, amd64 i386, amd64 i386, amd64 i386, amd64 i386 i386, amd64 i386, amd64 Processor Architecture
Journaled File Systems                 Journaled File Systems
Multilingual en en en en en en en en Multilingual
Asian Language Support -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Asian Language Support
Full Package List   4.0 3.5 3.1 2.5 2.0 1.5 1.0 Full Package List
Package 10.1-ALPHA1 4.0 3.5 3.1 2.5 2.0 1.5 1.0 Package
abiword (3.0.1) -- -- 2.8.4 2.8.4 2.8.4 2.8.4 2.8.4 -- abiword (3.0.1)
alsa-lib (1.0.29) 1.0.28 1.0.28 1.0.26 1.0.26 1.0.23 -- -- -- alsa-lib (1.0.29)
ati-driver (15.20.1046) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- ati-driver (15.20.1046)
bash (4.3.30) 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.0 bash (4.3.30)
bind (9.10.2-P3) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- bind (9.10.2-P3)
chromium (44.0.2403.157) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- chromium (44.0.2403.157)
cups (2.0.4) 1.7.3 1.7.3 1.5.4 1.5.2 1.5.0 1.4.5 1.4.3 1.4.2 cups (2.0.4)
dhcp (4.3.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- dhcp (4.3.2)
e2fsprogs (1.42.13) -- -- -- 1.42.6 1.41.14 -- -- -- e2fsprogs (1.42.13)
firefox (40.0.3) 35.0.1 31.0 23.0 17.0.1 9.0.1 3.6.13 3.6.4 3.5.8 firefox (40.0.3)
freetype (2.6) 2.5.5 2.5.3 2.4.12 2.4.9 2.4.7 2.4.4 2.3.12 2.3.11 freetype (2.6)
gcc (5.2.0) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gcc (5.2.0)
gimp (2.8.14) -- -- 2.8.6 -- -- -- 2.6.9 -- gimp (2.8.14)
glibc (2.22) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- glibc (2.22)
gnome-shell (3.16.3) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnome-shell (3.16.3)
gnucash (2.6.7) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnucash (2.6.7)
gnumeric (1.12.23) -- -- -- 1.10.17 1.10.17 1.10.12 1.10.5 -- gnumeric (1.12.23)
grub (2.00) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- grub (2.00)
gtk+ (3.16.6) 2.24.25 2.24.22 2.24.19 2.24.6 2.24.6 2.22.1 2.20.1 2.18.7 gtk+ (3.16.6)
httpd (2.4.16) -- -- -- 2.2.23 2.2.21 -- -- -- httpd (2.4.16)
inkscape (0.91) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- inkscape (0.91)
k3b (2.0.3) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- k3b (2.0.3)
kde-workspace (4.11.22)                 kde-workspace (4.11.22)
kmod (21) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- kmod (21)
libgnome (2.32.1) -- 2.32.0 2.32.0 2.32.0 2.32.0 2.32.0 2.30.0 2.28.0 libgnome (2.32.1)
libreoffice (5.0.1) 4.3.6 4.2.5 4.0* 3.5.7 3.4.4 -- -- -- libreoffice (5.0.1)
Package 10.1-ALPHA1 4.0 3.5 3.1 2.5 2.0 1.5 1.0 Package
linux (4.1.6) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- linux (4.1.6)
lxde-common (0.99.0) -- -- 0.5.5 0.5.5 0.5.5 -- -- -- lxde-common (0.99.0)
mariadb (10.0.21) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mariadb (10.0.21)
mate-desktop (1.10.2) 1.8.1 1.6.1 1.6.0 -- -- -- -- -- mate-desktop (1.10.2)
mesa (10.6.5) 9.1.7 9.1.7 8.0.5 7.6.1 7.4.4 7.4.4 7.4.4 7.4.4 mesa (10.6.5)
mysql (5.6.26) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mysql (5.6.26)
nautilus (3.16.2) -- -- 2.32.2.1 2.32.2.1 2.32.2.1 2.32.2 2.30.1 2.28.4 nautilus (3.16.2)
NVIDIA (352.41) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- NVIDIA (352.41)
openbox (3.6.1) -- -- 3.5.0 3.5.0 3.5.0 -- -- -- openbox (3.6.1)
openjdk (8u60) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- openjdk (8u60)
openssh (7.1p1) 6.6.1p1 6.4p1 6.2p2 5.8p2 5.8p2 5.4p1 5.4p1 5.2p1 openssh (7.1p1)
openssl (1.0.2d) 1.0.1j 1.0.1e 0.9.8y 0.9.8y 0.9.8q 0.9.8q 0.9.8n 0.9.8k openssl (1.0.2d)
perl (5.22.0) 5.18.4 5.16.3 5.14.4 5.14.2 5.12.4 5.10.1 5.10.1 5.10.1 perl (5.22.0)
php (5.6.12) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- php (5.6.12)
plasma-desktop (5.4.0)                 plasma-desktop (5.4.0)
postfix (3.0.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- postfix (3.0.2)
postgresql (9.4.4) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- postgresql (9.4.4)
Python (3.4.3) 2.7.9 2.7.8 2.7.5 2.7.3 2.7.2 2.6.6 2.6.5 2.6.4 Python (3.4.3)
qt (5.5.0) 5.3.2 -- 4.8.4 4.8.2 -- -- -- -- qt (5.5.0)
samba (4.2.3) 3.6.25 3.6.24 -- -- -- -- 3.4.8 3.4.5 samba (4.2.3)
systemd (221) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- systemd (221)
thunderbird (38.2.0) 31.4.0 31.0 17.0.8 -- 3.1.7 3.1.7 2.0.0.24 -- thunderbird (38.2.0)
vim (7.4) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- vim (7.4)
vlc (2.2.1) -- -- 2.0.7 2.0.4 -- -- -- -- vlc (2.2.1)
xfdesktop (4.12.3) -- -- 4.10.2 -- -- -- -- -- xfdesktop (4.12.3)
xorg-server (1.17.2) 1.14.7 1.12.4 1.7.7 1.7.7 1.7.7 1.7.5 1.7.5 1.6.5 xorg-server (1.17.2)


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