UbuntuBSD Brings Ubuntu Atop The FreeBSD Kernel

Written by Michael Larabel in BSD on 19 March 2016 at 08:13 AM EDT. 33 Comments
The inaugural release of UbuntuBSD is now available, which the developers have codenamed "Escape From SystemD", and pairs the Ubuntu userspace with the FreeBSD kernel.

Similar to the now-rather-defunct Debian GNU/kFreeBSD that paired the Debian GNU user-space with the FreeBSD kernel rather than the Linux kernel, developers have done the same with Ubuntu and called it UbuntuBSD. This first UbuntuBSD beta release is based off Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf and the FreeBSD 10.1 kernel.

This Ubuntu+FreeBSD operating system ships with the Xfce desktop, is designed for both servers and desktops, and offers complete ZFS file-system support.

I have yet to try out UbuntuBSD, but if you want to learn more, visit their SourceForge project site. Hopefully this project will be more fruitful than the other attempts like Debian GNU/kFreeBSD, Arch BSD, Gentoo/BSD, etc.
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