About

NomadBSD is a 64bit live system for USB flash drives, based on FreeBSD®. Together with automatic hardware detection and setup, it is configured to be used as a desktop system that works out of the box, but can also be used for data recovery.
For a list of installed software packages see here.

Requirements

NomadBSD fits on a 4GB USB flash drive, and runs on x86-x64 (amd64) systems. Booting is possible via BIOS and UEFI.

Current Version

1.1

Development

You can check out the latest code and configuration files at GitHub.

Contributing to NomadBSD

Would you like to translate program interfaces or documentation? Or you are a designer or programmer? Check out the open issues on GitHub. Do you have a cool idea for the project? Join the NomadBSD developer mailing list and let us know.

News

NomadBSD 1.2-RC2 released!

2019-02-18

The second release candidate of NomadBSD 1.2 is now available! We would like to thank all the RC1 testers who sent us feedback and bug reports. If you notice any problems, please let us know.

Changes since 1.2-RC1

The image(s) and instructions can be found here.

NomadBSD 1.2-RC1 released!

2019-01-15

The first release candidate of NomadBSD 1.2 is available! If you notice any problems, please let us know.

Changes since 1.1

The image(s) and instructions can be found here.

NomadBSD 1.1 released!

2018-07-07

Changes since 1.0.1

The image(s) and instructions can be found here.

NomadBSD 1.1-RC2 released!

2018-06-23

The second release candidate of NomadBSD-1.1 is available!

Changes

The image and instructions can be found here.

Review of NomadBSD by barnabyh

2018-06-19

barnabyh from all-things-linux.blogspot.com wrote a review of NomadBSD. Thank you!

NomadBSD 1.1-RC1 released!

2018-06-16

The first – and hopefully final – release candidate of NomadBSD 1.1 is available!

Changes

The image and instructions can be found here.

Review of NomadBSD 1.0.1

2018-05-06

RoboNuggie made a review of NomadBSD 1.0.1. You can find the video here. Thank you!

NomadBSD 1.0.1 released

2018-03-03

Changes

NomadBSD on BSDNow

2018-03-22

NomadBSD was mentioned in BSD Now 238. Thank you, guys!

NomadBSD 1.0 released

2018-02-28

Changes

NomadBSD 0.5.3 released

2018-02-19

Changes