Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I get the Operating System?

To get your own copy of FreeBSD go to the project's website to find out how to download or purchase the OS. Click here to find out more about getting FreeBSD.

I Have a FreeBSD Question.

Do you have a question related to FreeBSD and you don't know where to get the answer? You can send a question to Or, you can go to to find out how to get support.

How Can I Volunteer on the Project?

We receive many emails from people who would like to volunteer on the project. Click here to find out how you can contribute to the FreeBSD Project.

How Can I Donate Some Hardware?

So, you have hardware you'd like to donate to the Project. First, we'd like to say THANK YOU! The Project handles all hardware donations. They also keep a developer's wish list, so you can see who wants what. Go to to find how to donate your hardware.

How Can I Apply For a Travel Grant?

We support FreeBSD developers with their travel expenses to attend FreeBSD related conferences. To apply just fill out a Travel Grant Application. Make sure you review the Travel Policy on the application before filling out. Also, it is very important that you include a detailed justification on why attending this conference will benefit the FreeBSD Project and community.

How Can I Get Permission to Use The FreeBSD Trademarks?

The Foundation owns the trademarks for the mark FreeBSD, the FreeBSD logo, and "Powered by FreeBSD." If you would like permission to use any of these trademarks, please review our Trademark Usage Terms and Conditions. After reading the document, you may send an email stating you have read and agree to the document to Please include how you plan on using the trademarks. You may be requested to submit artwork for the foundation to review.

How Do I Get My Logo on the Donors Page?

We would love to include your logo on our website. When you donate $10,000 or more, we will gladly include your 128x100 color logo on our Donors Page.