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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-U12 Now Available

2019-11-13

This is another general package update to the STABLE release repository based upon TrueOS 12-Stable. Package Changes From STABLE 12-U11 For a full list of available packages, please visit the GitHub repository! Package Summary New Packages: 44 Deleted Packages: 27 Updated Packages: 531 New Packages (44) apl385 (x11-fonts/apl385) : 20191020 ceph14 (net/ceph14) : 14.2.4 cinnamon-settings-daemon (sysutils/cinnamon-settings-daemon) : 2.4.3_6 coreos-etcd34 (devel/etcd34) : 3.4.2 devede (multimedia/devede) : 3.23.0_8 ghdl (cad/ghdl) : 0....

Void Linux Alpha Image Available

2019-11-07

Project Trident is pleased to announce a new Alpha-quality image of the new version based on Void Linux is now available on the download page. What does this image provide? A full “ZFS-on-root” installation of Void Linux A full walk-through of the installation procedure in an easy-to-use fashion. No experience with disk formatting or partioning is required. Hybrid EFI and BIOS-boot capabilities. Both for the ISO and for the system post-install....

Project Trident 12-U11 Now Available

2019-10-25

This is the eleventh general package update to the STABLE release repository based upon TrueOS 12-Stable. Package Changes From STABLE 12-U10 For a full list of available packages, please visit the GitHub repository! Package Summary New Packages: 58 Deleted Packages: 124 Updated Packages: 876 New Packages (58) OpenCorsairLink (sysutils/opencorsairlink) : g20191001 R-cran-fastmap (databases/R-cran-fastmap) : 1.0.1 adios2 (misc/adios2) : 2.5.0 astrometry (astro/astrometry) : 0.78 avir (graphics/avir) : 2....

Project Trident 12-U10 Now Available

2019-10-21

This is the tenth general package update to the STABLE release repository based upon TrueOS 12-Stable. Package Changes From STABLE 12-U9 For a full list of available packages, please visit the GitHub repository! Package Summary New Packages: 45 Deleted Packages: 46 Updated Packages: 753 New Packages (45) OpenFodder (games/openfodder) : 1.5.3 abclock (x11-clocks/abclock) : 1.0d_4 amath (math/amath) : 1.8.5 apache-commons-cli (java/apache-commons-cli) : 1.4 apache-commons-collections (java/apache-commons-collections) : 3....