Welcome to MidnightBSD

MidnightBSD is a BSD-derived operating system developed with desktop users in mind. It includes all the software you'd expect for your daily tasks — email, web browsing, word processing, gaming, and much more.

With a small community of dedicated developers, MidnightBSD strives to create an easy-to-use operating system everyone can use, freely. Available for x86, AMD64 and as Virtual Machines.

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Latest Release - 2.1.7

Release Notes

News »

Tue, 23 Mar 2021 17:40

Several bug fixes have been made on the mport package manager.  It's now using a sha256 hash for ve


Sat, 27 Feb 2021 06:17

MidnightBSD mports started as a refactor of the FreeBSD ports with some influence from OpenBSD many


Sat, 27 Feb 2021 05:46

We recently added a new port, mports/sysutils/bastille that allows you to manage containers. This is


Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:40

New 2.0.5 release tagged in git. Happy 15th anniversary to MidnightBSD! Fixes: pam security issue Up


Security »

April 4, 2022

MidnightBSD 2.1.7
zlib 1.2.12
Fix a deflate bug when using the Z_FIXED strategy that can result in out-of-bound accesses. Fix a deflate bug when the window is full in deflate_stored(). Speed up CRC-32 computations by a factor of 1.5 to 3. Use the hardware CRC-32 instruction on ARMv8 processors. Speed up crc32_combine() with powers of x tables. Add crc32_combine_gen() and crc32_combine_op() for fast combines.

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March 20, 2022

MidnightBSD 1.2.6
Fix security vulnerability in OpenSSL and WiFi.
Update tzdata to 2022a

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