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GhostBSD

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GhostBSD is an operating system based on FreeBSD for home and office users.

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GhostBSD review by Roger M.
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"GhostBSD 11 - Sleek end-user graphical operating system that is based on FreeBSD."

What do you like best?

The amount of available packages is impressive. The OS is stable with regular updates/patches from the FreeBSD distribution. You're also able to create a ZFS root mirror during installation which is convenient.

What do you dislike?

As with all BSD-based derivatives, hardware support may not be on par with the likes of other widely used operating systems.

Recommendations to others considering the product

BSD-based systems fill a certain niche and this is the easiest of them all to install, configure, administer and use as a daily driver. Since it receives upstream updates from FreeBSD, you can be assured that the stability of the system will be retained.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We are able to provide a secure and solid desktop operating system for advanced users to benefit from upstream FreeBSD features such as Jails and ZFS. Power users within our department appreciate using open source alternatives to closed source ones and GhostBSD puts it all in a pretty package.

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"Easy-to-use and user-friendly operating system."

What do you like best?

GhostBSD is easy to adapt to due to it's user-friendly system. It's also compatible with many other software systems. Another feature I liked is it's customer service, when needed.

What do you dislike?

It doesn't run as fast as I'd like, but there might be other factors to that (i.e. updates on my computer, etc.).

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

This is used at my business mainly for desktop environment that creates a familiar workspace and for data rescue.

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