Bastille is available in the official FreeBSD ports tree at sysutils/bastille. Binary packages available in quarterly and latest repositories.

Current version is 0.10.20230714.

To install from the FreeBSD package repository:

  • quarterly repository may be older version
  • latest repository will match recent ports


pkg install bastille

To install from source (don’t worry, no compiling):


make -C /usr/ports/sysutils/bastille install clean


git clone
cd bastille
make install

This method will install the latest files from GitHub directly onto your system. It is verbose about the files it installs (for later removal), and also has a make uninstall target.