FreeBSD for Linux Users

Gary Thornock

Provo Linux User Group


What is FreeBSD?

Base and Ports

Filesystem Hierarchy

System Startup

Hardware Support

Kernel building

Release, Stable and Current


  • URLS for the above listed online resources:
    • The Web Site:
    • The FreeBSD Handbook:
    • Resources for Newbies:
    • Matthew Fuller's page:
    • FreeBSD at
    • Dru Lavigne's FreeBSD for Linux Users article:
    • Dru Lavigne's portupgrade article:
    • The Greater Utah BSD User Group: