Contributing to FreeBSD

Fernando Apesteguía fernando.apesteguia at
Mon Sep 30 11:59:57 UTC 2013

On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 1:46 PM, karan garg <karangarg31 at> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I am an open source enthusiast and new to freeBSD community. I am an RHCE
> and have a reasonable knowledge of linux administration, database, Bash
> Scripting, and C/C++.
> I want to contribute to the community. I have gone through the FreeBSD
> handbook, and list of various projects under the community. However, I was
> unable to determine a suitable project for me to get started. So, I would
> really appreciate if you could help me find a project that would require my
> field of knowledge.

I suppose that depends on your interests and your habilities.

You can check the Ideas Page:

Ports need work too, so you can try to port something new that people want:

or adopt an orphaned port:

Contributing documentation is always welcomed AFAIK.


> Also, I wish to apply for GSOC-2014 and have checked the ideas page but
> found the similar problems as above.
> Also, if you could give me a link of resources and handbook for me to go
> through before starting to contribute.

> --
> Regards :)
> Karan
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