Teaching others and spreading the word about FreeBSD is an important part of the Foundation’s mission. This includes sponsoring and attending many BSD and non-BSD conferences, supporting work on creating FreeBSD curriculum to be taught in schools and universities, publishing the high-quality FreeBSD focused magazine, The FreeBSD Journal, and developing collateral to spread the word about the Project and opportunities within.

Education & Advocacy

Marketing Literature

To make it easier for you to help us spread the word about FreeBSD and the Foundation, we put together a selection of marketing literature that can easily be printed and distributed.  If you don’t see what you’re looking for, please let us know so that we can assist you. 

Check out our ShopFreeBSD store on Zazzle for other FreeBSD and FreeBSD Foundation goodies.

TeachBSD materials

Developed by FreeBSD Foundation board members George Neville-Neil and Robert Watson, the TeachBSD initiative offers a set of reusable course materials designed to allow others to teach both university students and software practitioners FreeBSD operating system fundamentals.

The Foundation is proud to have played a small part in sponsoring their efforts to teach the initial graduate level course on operating systems with tracing at the University of Cambridge. Other course and tutorial variations are currently being developed. Hear more about the class from George and Robert during their December 2015 BSDTalk Interview.


Attending and speaking at both BSD and non-BSD focused events is great way to showcase the features of FreeBSD. Events also provide opportunities for developers to meet face-to-face.  The Foundation sponsors and exhibits at conferences and workshops throughout the year. Check out our Upcoming Events Calendar to see where we’ll be next. Need help getting to that important conference? Our Travel Grant program may be able to help. Speaking at an upcoming event that would be of interest to the FreeBSD community? Let us know so we can spread the word.

FreeBSD Journal

Published 6 times a year, the FreeBSD Journal is the best way to keep up with the latest releases and new developments in FreeBSD.  Now free to everyone, it’s a great time to check out the latest issue.