FreeBSD is a free operating system derived from BSD (Berkely System Distribution), a version of Unix developed at University of California, Berkeley. It supports a variety of platforms including desktops, embedded systems, servers, cloud platforms ..etc.

The main focus of FreeBSD is on features, speed, and stability. It is a preferred choice of deployment on a variety of platforms as

  • It provides cutting-edge features. FreeBSD provides advanced networking, performance, security and compatibility features which are still missing in other operating systems.
  • It makes an ideal internet or intranet server.
  • It can be deployed in a simple to very complex embedded systems.
  • Includes a huge number of ported libraries and applications for desktops, servers, appliances and embedded environments.

Type BSD
Status Active
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Base distributions
  • Independent
Distributions based on FreeBSD