UbuntuBSD has been made available, and is currently in its BETA stage. This project aims to provide the Ubuntu user experience on top of the FreeBSD kernel, with the goal of moving away from systemd.


The ease and familiarity of Ubuntu with the rock-solid stability and performance of the FreeBSD kernel.

This project is in BETA stage! It is production-ready in most cases but you could easily find some bugs. You have been warned.

UbuntuBSD: http://www.ubuntubsd.org/

Various articles:

ItsFoss: UbuntuBSD Brings Ubuntu And FreeBSD Together

CIO: UbuntuBSD helps users escape systemd

The Register: True believers mind-meld FreeBSD with Ubuntu to burn systemd

The Var Guy: Ubuntu Linux and BSD Merge to Form New UbuntuBSD Open Source OS

Discussion thread on /r/FreeBSD