Michael W. Lucas, critically acclaimed author of many BSD books, is featured in this edition of Faces of FreeBSD. The FreeBSD Foundation gives a history of how Lucas started and his many contributions to the FreeBSD world. Read his full story in the link below.

Faces of FreeBSD

Back by popular demand, we’re again sharing a story from someone involved in FreeBSD with our Faces of FreeBSD series. It may be a story from someone who’s received funding from us to work on development projects, run conferences, travel to conferences, or advocate for FreeBSD. Or, it may be from someone who gives back to FreeBSD financially or in another way.  Regardless, it is always from someone who is making a positive difference in the FreeBSD world.

Here’s a chance to get to know your fellow FreeBSD enthusiasts. Sit back and enjoy the next 2016 Faces of FreeBSD story.

Michael’s Story


My name is Michael W Lucas. I’m originally from Rochester, Michigan, USA, a little farm town outside Detroit, Michigan. As a kid, I’d bike past the grain elevator and see the great big pallets of Purina Monkey Chow next to the train tracks. When I asked my dad about them, he sent me out into the woods and fields to find the monkey farm…

Faces of FreeBSD – Michael W Lucas: https://www.freebsdfoundation.org/blog/faces-of-freebsd-2016-michael-lucas/