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'''Welcome to the [[GhostBSD Wiki:About|GhostBSD Wiki]]! Your source for GhostBSD documentation on the web.'''
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|The Main Page is the starting point to the '''GhostBSD ecosystem'''. The goal is, to connect all pages, information, manuals, news, releases, experiences, know-how, applications and so on related to GhostBSD in this wiki.
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==Navigation ==
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* All topics are organized hierarchically and linked to the '''[[Overview Page|Table of contents]]''';
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* Use the <code>'''Search''' </code>bar, above on the right corner;
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* Within the Main Page use
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** The '''navbar on the left hand side''' as shortcut  to all information (the blue lettering);
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** The icons;
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* Within the different wiki pages: use the navbars (on top), the icons and/or the blue lettering;
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* The special [[Special:Categories|categories]] are organized hierarchically;
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!style="text-align:left;padding: 10px" |[[image:Icon G Projekt.png|frameless|caption|100px|link=Project]]
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|The GhostBSD project is a worldwide effort that promotes the use of BSD everywhere. GhostBSD creates  [http://www.ghostbsd.org/  a simple, elegant desktop BSD Operating System], working together in an open, transparent and friendly manner as part of the worldwide Free and Open Source Software community.
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The project is controlled by its community and relies on the contributions of individuals, working as testers, writers, translators, usability experts, artists and/or developers. The project embraces a wide variety of technology, people with different levels of expertise, speaking different languages and having different cultural backgrounds.
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[[GhostBSD in the News]]
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==Distribution==
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!style="text-align:left;padding: 10px" |[[File:Icon Disti GhostBSD.png|frameless|caption|100px|link=Distribution]]
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|The [[GhostBSD]] distribution is a stable, easy to use and complete multi-purpose distribution.
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It aims towards users and developers working on the desktop. The latest official stable release  [http://www.ghostbsd.org/download GhostBSD 20.08.04] is suitable for the most people, beginners, experienced users and geeks alike. GhostBSD comes with more than 30,000 packages of open source applications.
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GhostBSD 20.08.04 announcement: https://www.ghostbsd.org/20.08.04_release_announcement  This time GhostBSD comes with MATE as official and XFCE as community release.
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GhostBSD is a rolling release. With release from 26.04.2020 you have to do<br/>  <code>pkg update -f</code> and <code>pkg ugrade -fy</code>to get full upgrade. It will install the kernel upgrade. <br/> If you like to know if your system is up to date, <br/> take a terminal and write: <code>uname -U</code>. From 04.10.2020 on you will get: '''1202502''' (It is the numeric OS version) GhostBSD is on FreeBSD 12.2 stable RC1.
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All desktops for GhostBSD you can find [[Desktop Environment#Other Desktop Environments|here.]]
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!style="text-align:left;padding: 10px" |[[File:Icon G Wiki.png|frameless|caption|100px|link=GhostBSD Wiki]]
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|The GhostBSD Wiki is the '''"Central Station"''' for all information about '''applications''', application management, desktop environments, download of GhostBSD, first steps, hardware supported list, tips and tricks from our community, network, information for newcomers, security and system management.
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| The Manual Page is Starting Point for FAQ, GhostBSD and FreeBSD handbooks, installation guids, How To Books, hardware supported lists, man pages and much more.
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!style="text-align:left;padding: 10px" |[[File:Icon G Networg.png|frameless|caption|100px|link=GhostBSD Network]]
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|The GhostBSD internal network shows all starting point where users meet people from all around the world, also the developers, ask questions, get answers, get help, can help, chat.....
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== Documentation ==
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* [[FAQ]]
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* [[GhostBSD User Handbook|Handbook]] (The [[GhostBSD User Handbook|Handbook]] is in development.)
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* [http://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/ FreeBSD Handbook]
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* [[Installation Guide]]
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* [[How To Books]]
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* [[Becoming a Beta Tester]]
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; [[GBI]]: GBI is a GTK front-end installer; it is developed to use pc-sysinstall.
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!style="text-align:left;padding: 10px"|[[File:Icon G Connection.png|frameless|caption|100px|link=GhostBSD Connections]]  
; [[Networkmgr]]: Networkmgr is a graphical tool for network management.
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|GhostBSD Connections shows, who are the partners of the GhostBSD project and related projects GhostBSD is involved.
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== Development ==
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* [[GhostBSD Roadmap]]
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; [[pc-sysinstall]]: pc-sysinstall is a back-end installer which is in FreeBSD used By PC-BSD and GhostBSD.
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|[http://www.ghostbsd.org/contribute GhostBSD] is seeking help in many areas like the promotion of the project, the documentation, the development and much more. We are always grateful for contributions and active contributors. It is straightforward to contribute to the project depend only on your skills, your availability. <br/>If you have some necessary Linux/BSD experience and you're willing to help other users with technical problems, you should consider joining the [https://forums.ghostbsd.org/index.php forums], [https://t.me/ghostbsd GhostBSD Telegram chat], and #ghostbsd IRC channel on irc.freenode.net.<br/>
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If you like to contribute to this Wiki, we will meet us on the [[Wiki Contributor Page]].<br/>
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If you wont to report bugs please read: [[Contribution#Reporting issues|Reporting issues]].
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* [[Funding GhostBSD]]
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Welcome to Icon Disti GhostBSD.png Main Page.

Introduction[edit]

The Main Page is the starting point to the GhostBSD ecosystem. The goal is, to connect all pages, information, manuals, news, releases, experiences, know-how, applications and so on related to GhostBSD in this wiki.

Navigation[edit]

  • All topics are organized hierarchically and linked to the Table of contents;
  • Use the Search bar, above on the right corner;
  • Within the Main Page use
    • The navbar on the left hand side as shortcut to all information (the blue lettering);
    • The icons;
  • Within the different wiki pages: use the navbars (on top), the icons and/or the blue lettering;
  • The special categories are organized hierarchically;

Project[edit]

caption The GhostBSD project is a worldwide effort that promotes the use of BSD everywhere. GhostBSD creates a simple, elegant desktop BSD Operating System, working together in an open, transparent and friendly manner as part of the worldwide Free and Open Source Software community.

The project is controlled by its community and relies on the contributions of individuals, working as testers, writers, translators, usability experts, artists and/or developers. The project embraces a wide variety of technology, people with different levels of expertise, speaking different languages and having different cultural backgrounds.

GhostBSD in the News

Distribution[edit]

caption The GhostBSD distribution is a stable, easy to use and complete multi-purpose distribution.

It aims towards users and developers working on the desktop. The latest official stable release GhostBSD 20.08.04 is suitable for the most people, beginners, experienced users and geeks alike. GhostBSD comes with more than 30,000 packages of open source applications. GhostBSD 20.08.04 announcement: https://www.ghostbsd.org/20.08.04_release_announcement This time GhostBSD comes with MATE as official and XFCE as community release.

GhostBSD is a rolling release. With release from 26.04.2020 you have to do
pkg update -f and pkg ugrade -fyto get full upgrade. It will install the kernel upgrade.
If you like to know if your system is up to date,
take a terminal and write: uname -U. From 04.10.2020 on you will get: 1202502 (It is the numeric OS version) GhostBSD is on FreeBSD 12.2 stable RC1.

All desktops for GhostBSD you can find here.

GhostBSD Wiki[edit]

caption The GhostBSD Wiki is the "Central Station" for all information about applications, application management, desktop environments, download of GhostBSD, first steps, hardware supported list, tips and tricks from our community, network, information for newcomers, security and system management.

Manuals[edit]

caption The Manual Page is Starting Point for FAQ, GhostBSD and FreeBSD handbooks, installation guids, How To Books, hardware supported lists, man pages and much more.

GhostBSD Network[edit]

caption The GhostBSD internal network shows all starting point where users meet people from all around the world, also the developers, ask questions, get answers, get help, can help, chat.....

GhostBSD Connections[edit]

caption GhostBSD Connections shows, who are the partners of the GhostBSD project and related projects GhostBSD is involved.

Contribution[edit]

caption GhostBSD is seeking help in many areas like the promotion of the project, the documentation, the development and much more. We are always grateful for contributions and active contributors. It is straightforward to contribute to the project depend only on your skills, your availability.
If you have some necessary Linux/BSD experience and you're willing to help other users with technical problems, you should consider joining the forums, GhostBSD Telegram chat, and #ghostbsd IRC channel on irc.freenode.net.

If you like to contribute to this Wiki, we will meet us on the Wiki Contributor Page.
If you wont to report bugs please read: Reporting issues.