FreeBSD (GhostBSD) Question?

Lonnie Cumberland lonnie at
Tue Jul 21 23:47:30 UTC 2020

Thanks Pete for the suggestion and I may go this route to get going.

Either way, I think that tomorrow I will go ahead and do the migration to
the FreeBSD side of the world away from Linux.


On Tue, Jul 21, 2020 at 7:19 PM Pete Wright <pete at> wrote:

> On 7/21/20 3:52 PM, Lonnie Cumberland wrote:
> > My question to the mailing list is this. Is it accurate to say that
> > GhostBSD is just FreeBSD with a graphical environment added?
> >
> > I ask, because I want to stay with FreeBSD, but just do not want to spend
> > the time right now setting up the GUI and fine tuning, so I am taking the
> > lazy way for the time being and will come back at a later time to do a
> > fresh FreeBSD install from scratch.
> I like GhostBSD, I often use it to validate our graphics stack works as
> expected on new hardware.  I also find it refreshing to have an
> "opinionated" desktop environment, meaning the GhostBSD team put effort
> in to customize defaults for a great user experience.
> from my experience it seems to also do a good job not deviating too much
> from a vanilla FreeBSD install as well, so it may be a good choice to
> get more familiar with howto sysadmin a FreeBSD box while also having a
> usable graphical desktop with modern applications.
> cheers,
> -pete
> --
> Pete Wright
> pete at
> @nomadlogicLA

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