A very oversimplified post of why Project Trident is here


Early in the 2nd quarter of 2018, the lead devs of TrueoOS decided to quit supporting TrueOS Desktop and start focusing on the server/base OS market. The official announcement did not happen until the late 2nd quarter. Read this article for more information:

At that time, the 2 devs working on TrueOS Desktop decided to continue working on a user-friendly desktop using the TrueOS base, Project Trident.

For a brief history of Project Trident, read the articles, oldest to newest, located here:


The trueos announcement is located here"

TrueOS Install image

THX Rod for this oversimplified but interesting post


written by ab iX employee. gives the overview of the separation.