This tutorial from the FreeBSD Foundation will show you how to get FreeBSD set up on a Raspberry Pi. The Raspberry Pi is known for its tiny size and affordable cost, for any computer enthusiast looking to test a project or install an operating system onto. See the link below for the full instructions.


  1. Computer with an SD slot for burning the image. You will need root privileges on this device.
  2. Raspberry Pi A/B or Raspberry Pi 2.
  3. A blank SD or Micro SD (Raspberry Pi 2) SD card.
  4. Windows users will need to download the latest version of Image Writer for Windows.
  5. For booting the Raspberry Pi: A Monitor with an HDMI cable, USB keyboard, micro USB power source (5V recommended).


Step 1: Installing the FreeBSD image for Raspberry Pi …

Full tutorial: