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What is Project Trident?

Project Trident is a desktop-focused operating system based on TrueOS. It uses the Lumina desktop as well as a number of self-developed utilities to provide an easy-to-use system that both BSD beginners and advanced system administrators can feel comfortable running 247.

Benefits of Project Trident

  • Privacy: No advertisements. No tracking. No reporting of “metrics” on your computer activity.
  • No Cost: sponsorships gladly accepted but not required.
  • Regular Updates: Weekly updates for all 3rd-party packages and updates to the base OS every 6 months.
  • Always ready: No need to wait for OS or application updates before using your system. Perform updates only when you are ready.
  • Stable: Keep it running all day, every day, without loss of performance.
  • Open-source: All the source code for Project Trident is freely available on GitHub for audit and enhancement by anyone.

Recent Articles

Project Trident 12-U6 Now Available

2019-09-14

This is the sixth general package update to the STABLE release repository based upon TrueOS 12-Stable. Package Changes From STABLE 12-U5 For a full list of available packages, please visit the GitHub repository! Package Summary New Packages: 378 Deleted Packages: 81 Updated Packages: 1040 New Packages (378) R-cran-AER (finance/R-cran-AER) : 1.2.7 R-cran-Zelig (math/R-cran-Zelig) : 5.1.6.1_1 R-cran-car (math/R-cran-car) : 3.0.2_2 R-cran-readxl (textproc/R-cran-readxl) : 1.3.1_1 R-cran-rio (textproc/R-cran-rio) : 0....

Project Trident 12-U5 Now Available

2019-09-04

This is the fifth general package update to the STABLE release repository based upon TrueOS 12-Stable. Package Changes From STABLE 12-U4 For a full list of available packages, please visit the GitHub repository! Package Summary New Packages: 20 Deleted Packages: 24 Updated Packages: 279 New Packages (20) artemis (biology/artemis) : 17.0.1.11 catesc (games/catesc) : 0.6 dmlc-core (devel/dmlc-core) : 0.3.105 go-wtf (sysutils/go-wtf) : 0.20.0_1 instead (games/instead) : 3....

Project Trident 12-U4 Now Available

2019-08-28

This is the fourth general package update to the STABLE release repository based upon TrueOS 12-Stable. Package Changes From STABLE 12-U3 For a full list of available packages, please visit the download page! Package Summary New Packages: 126 Deleted Packages: 18 Updated Packages: 932 New Packages (126) acmed (security/acmed) : 0.6.0_1 blasfeo (math/blasfeo) : 0.1.1_1 calligraplan (editors/calligraplan) : 3.1.0_4 cargo-tree (devel/cargo-tree) : 0.26.0 casadi (math/casadi) : 3....

Project Trident 12-U3 Now Available

2019-08-22

This is the third general package update to the STABLE release repository based upon TrueOS 12-Stable. Package Changes From STABLE 12-U2 For a full list of available packages, please visit the download page! Package Summary New Packages: 105 Deleted Packages: 386 Updated Packages: 1046 New Packages (105) 0ad (games/0ad) : 0.0.23b_5 advancemame (emulators/advancemame) : 1.4_3 advancemess (emulators/advancemess) : 1.4_3 apache-openoffice-devel (editors/openoffice-devel) : 4.2.1856382_3 astroid (mail/astroid) : 0....