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Welcome to the FreeBSD Documentation Server

Mailing lists

Mailing lists are the primary support channel for FreeBSD users, with numerous mailing lists covering different topic areas. When in doubt about what list to post a question to, post to freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG. You can browse or search the mailing list archives at

Manual Pages

Online FreeBSD manpages.

Past Releases

If you like reading the Handbook, FAQ or the Tutorials from past releases. The current Handbook and FAQ is available from the FreeBSD Web server.

4.4BSD Documents

If you like reading BSD manuals online, here is a hypertext version of the 4.4BSD documents from /usr/share/doc, where you would find the documents on a FreeBSD machine (if the doc distribution was installed).

Others Documents

You can find more documents about FreeBSD and additional info about the FreeBSD Documentation project on the Documentation page on the FreeBSD website.