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.

News

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