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Last Update: 2018-10-18 23:17 UTC


The OpenBSD project produces a free, multi-platform BSD 4.4-based UNIX-like operating system. Its efforts emphasize portability, standardisation, correctness, proactive security and integrated cryptography. The project also develops the widely-used and popular OpenSSH (OpenBSD Secure Shell) software, which provides encrypted communication sessions over a computer network using the SSH protocol.

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  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2018-10-18: BSD Release: OpenBSD 6.4
 • 2018-04-02: BSD Release: OpenBSD 6.3
 • 2017-10-09: BSD Release: OpenBSD 6.2
 • 2017-04-11: BSD Release: OpenBSD 6.1
 • 2016-09-01: BSD Release: OpenBSD 6.0
 • 2016-03-29: BSD Release: OpenBSD 5.9
 • 2015-10-18: BSD Release: OpenBSD 5.8
 • 2015-04-30: BSD Release: OpenBSD 5.7
 • 2014-11-01: BSD Release: OpenBSD 5.6
 • 2014-05-01: BSD Release: OpenBSD 5.5
 • 2013-11-01: BSD Release: OpenBSD 5.4
 • 2013-05-01: BSD Release: OpenBSD 5.3
 • More OpenBSD releases...

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 •2018-10-16 OpenBSD 6.4 to offer auto-joining to wifi networks
 •2018-07-12 OpenBSD to auto-join wi-fi networks
 •2018-06-20 OpenBSD disables hyper-threading
 •2018-06-15 Hiding successful cron output
 •2018-03-08 OpenBSD and other projects patch CPU bugs
 •2017-06-15 A new OpenBSD kernel security feature
 •2017-05-03 OpenBSD's syspatch to get first public use
 •2017-04-09 OpenBSD on a Raspberry Pi 3
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Feature 6.4 6.3 6.2 6.1 6.0 5.9 5.8 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6 Feature
Release Date 2018-10-18 2018-04-02 2017-10-09 2017-04-11 2016-09-01 2016-03-29 2015-10-18 2015-04-30 2014-11-01 2014-05-01 2013-11-01 2013-05-01 2012-11-01 2012-05-01 2011-11-01 2011-05-01 2010-11-01 2010-05-19 2009-10-18 2009-05-01 2008-11-01 2008-05-01 2007-11-01 2007-05-01 2006-11-01 2006-05-01 2005-11-01 2005-05-19 2004-10-29 2004-05-01 2003-11-01 2003-05-01 2002-11-01 2002-05-19 2001-12-01 2000-12-01 2000-12-01 2000-06-15 1999-12-01 Release Date
End Of Life                                                                               End Of Life
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free 60 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 45 45 45 45 40 40 40               Price (US$)
Image Size (MB) 324-343 335-340 320-330 199-209 216-226 213-223 210-220 208-219 211-227 222-237 216-232                                                         Image Size (MB)
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO FTP install FTP install FTP install FTP install FTP install FTP install FTP install FTP install FTP install FTP install FTP install FTP install FTP install FTP install FTP install FTP install Free Download
Installation Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Installation
Default Desktop                                                                               Default Desktop
Package Management TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ TGZ Package Management
Release Model Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Release Model
Office Suite GOffice, Calligra, LibreOffice, OO.o GOffice, Calligra, LibreOffice, OO.o GOffice, Calligra, LibreOffice, OO.o GOffice, Calligra, LibreOffice, OO.o GOffice, Calligra, LibreOffice, OO.o GOffice, Calligra, LibreOffice, OO.o GOffice, Calligra, LibreOffice, OO.o GOffice, Calligra, LibreOffice, OO.o GOffice, Calligra, LibreOffice, OO.o GOffice, KOffice, LibreOffice, OO.o GOffice, KOffice, LibreOffice, OO.o GOffice, KOffice, LibreOffice, OO.o GOffice, KOffice, LibreOffice, OO.o GOffice, KOffice, LibreOffice, OO.o GOffice, KOffice, LibreOffice, OO.o GOffice, KOffice, LibreOffice, OO.o GOffice, KOffice, OO.o GOffice, KOffice, OO.o GOffice, KOffice, OO.o GOffice, KOffice, OO.o GOffice, KOffice, OO.o GOffice, KOffice, OO.o GOffice, KOffice, OO.o GOffice, KOffice, OO.o GOffice, KOffice GOffice, KOffice GOffice, KOffice GOffice, KOffice GOffice, KOffice GOffice, KOffice KOffice KOffice KOffice KOffice KOffice KOffice -- -- -- Office Suite
Processor Architecture Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Supported platforms Processor Architecture
Init Software other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other other Init Software
Journaled File Systems                                                                               Journaled File Systems
Multilingual                                                                               Multilingual
Asian Language Support                                                                               Asian Language Support
Full Package List 6.4 6.3 6.2 6.1 6.0 5.9 5.8 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6 Full Package List
Package 6.4 6.3 6.2 6.1 6.0 5.9 5.8 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6 Package
abiword (3.0.2) 3.0.2 3.0.2 3.0.2 3.0.1 3.0.1 3.0.1 3.0.1 3.0.1 3.0.0 3.0.0 2.8.6 2.8.6 2.8.6 2.8.6 2.8.6 2.8.6 2.8.4 2.6.8 2.4.6 2.4.6 2.4.6 2.4.6 2.4.6 2.4.6 2.4.5 2.4.2 2.2.9 2.0.7 2.0.7 2.0.2 1.0.6 1.0.4 -- -- -- 0.7.12 0.7.10 0.7.7 0.7.7 abiword (3.0.2)
alsa-lib (1.1.8) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- alsa-lib (1.1.8)
ati-driver (18.30) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- ati-driver (18.30)
bash (5.0) 4.4 4.4 4.4.12 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.0 4.0 3.2.48 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.0 2.05b 2.05b 2.05b 2.05b 2.05a 2.05 2.05 2.04 2.04 2.03 bash (5.0)
bind (9.14.0) 9.11.4-P2 9.11.3 9.10.6 9.10.4-P6 9.10.4-P2 9.10.3-P3 9.10.2-P3 9.10.1-P2 9.10.0-P2 9.9.5 9.9.3-P1 9.9.2-P1 9.9.1-P1 9.4.2-P2 9.4.2-P2 9.4.2-P2 9.4.2-P2 9.4.2-P2 9.4.2-P2 9.4.2-P2 9.4.2 9.4.2 9.3.4 9.3.4 9.3.2-P1 9.3.1 9.3.1 9.3.0 9.2.3 9.2.3 9.2.2 9.2.2 9.2.1 9.2.1 9.1.3 9.1.1 9.0.0 -- 8.2.2 bind (9.14.0)
chromium (73.0.3683.86) 69.0.3497.100 65.0.3325.181 61.0.3163.100 57.0.2987.133 51.0.2704.106 48.0.2564.116 44.0.2403.125 40.0.2214.115 36.0.1985.125 32.0.1700.102 28.0.1500.45 24.0.1312.68 20.0.1132.57 16.0.912.77 12.0.742.122 9.0.597.94 5.0.359.1 4.0.251.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- chromium (73.0.3683.86)
cups (2.2.11) 2.2.8 2.2.6 2.2.4 2.2.3 2.1.4 2.1.3 2.0.4 2.0.2 1.7.4 1.7.1 1.6.3 1.6.1 1.5.3 1.5.0 1.4.7 1.4.6 1.4.4 1.3.11 1.3.10 1.2.7 1.2.7 1.2.7 1.2.7 1.2.7 1.1.23 1.1.23 1.1.23 1.1.23 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- cups (2.2.11)
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.4.1 4.4.1 4.3.6 4.3.5 4.3.4 4.3.3-P1 4.3.2 4.3.1 4.3.0 4.2.5-P1 4.2.5-P1 4.2.4-P2 4.2.4 4.2.3-P2 3.1.3 3.1.3 3.1.3 3.1.3 3.1.1 3.1.1 3.1.0 3.1.0 3.0.4 3.0.4 3.0.3 3.0.3 3.0.3 3.0.2 3.0.1 3.0.1rc11 3.0.1rc11 3.0.1rc11 3.0.1rc9 -- -- -- -- -- -- dhcp (4.4.1)
e2fsprogs (1.45.0) 1.42.12 1.42.12 1.42.12 1.42.12 1.42.12 1.42.12 1.42.12 1.42.12 1.42.9 1.42.7 1.42.7 1.41.4 1.41.4 1.41.4 1.41.4 1.41.4 1.41.4 1.41.4 1.41.1 1.27 1.27 1.27 1.27 1.27 1.27 1.27 1.27 1.27 1.27 1.27 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- e2fsprogs (1.45.0)
firefox (66.0.1) 62.0.3 59.0.2 56.0 52.0.2 47.0.1 44.0.2 39.0.3 35.0.1 31.0 26.0 22.0 18.0.2 13.0.1 9.0.1 5.0 3.6.13 3.6.8 3.5.8 3.5 3.0.6 3.0.1 2.0.0.12 2.0.0.6 2.0.0.3 1.5.0.5 1.5.0.1 1.0.6 1.0.1 0.8 0.8 0.6.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- firefox (66.0.1)
freetype (2.10.0) 2.9.1 2.8.1 2.8 2.7.1 2.6.3 2.6.2 2.6 2.5.5 2.5.3 2.5.2 2.4.12 2.4.11 2.4.10 2.4.8 2.4.5 2.4.4 2.3.12 2.3.9 2.3.9 2.3.7 2.3.5 2.3.5 2.2.1 1.3.1 1.3.1 1.3.1 1.3.1 1.3.1 1.3.1 1.3.1 1.3.1 1.3.1 1.3.1 1.3.1 1.3.1 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.2 freetype (2.10.0)
gcc (8.3.0) 4.2.1 4.2.1 4.2.1 4.2.1 4.2.1 4.2.1 4.2.1 4.2.1 4.2.1 4.2.1 4.2.1 4.2.1 4.2.1 4.2.1 4.2.1 4.2.1 4.2.1 3.3.5 3.3.5 3.3.5 3.3.5 3.3.5 3.3.5 3.3.5 3.3.5 3.3.5 3.3.5 3.3.5 3.3.2 3.3.2 3.2.3 3.2.2 3.2 3.0.3 3.0.1 2.95.3 2.95.3 2.95.2 2.95 gcc (8.3.0)
gimp (2.10.8) 2.8.22 2.8.22 2.8.22 2.8.18 2.8.16 2.8.16 2.8.14 2.8.14 2.8.10 2.8.4 2.8.4 2.8.2 2.8.0 2.6.11 2.6.11 2.6.11 2.6.10 2.6.8 2.6.6 2.6.4 2.4.6 2.4.3 2.2.17 2.2.13 2.2.12 2.2.10 2.2.8 1.2.5 1.2.5 1.2.3 1.2.3 1.2.3 1.2.3 1.2.2 1.2.2 1.2.1 1.1.27 1.1.17 1.1.9 gimp (2.10.8)
glibc (2.29) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- glibc (2.29)
gnome-shell (3.32.0) 3.28.3 3.26.2 3.24.3 3.22.3 3.20.3 3.18.3 3.16.3 3.14.3 3.12.2 3.10.4 3.8.3 3.6.2 3.4.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnome-shell (3.32.0)
gnucash (3.4) 3.2 2.6.19 2.6.17 2.6.16 2.6.13 2.6.11 2.6.7 2.6.5 2.6.3 2.6.1 2.4.11 2.4.11 2.4.10 2.2.9 2.2.9 2.2.9 2.2.9 2.2.9 2.2.8 2.2.8 -- -- -- 1.8.12 1.8.12 1.8.12 1.8.11 1.8.11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnucash (3.4)
gnumeric (1.12.44) 1.12.43 1.12.39 1.12.35 -- 1.12.31 1.12.26 1.12.23 1.12.20 1.12.17 1.12.9 1.12.4 1.12.0 1.10.17 1.10.17 1.10.17 1.10.12 1.10.8 1.8.4 1.8.4 1.8.4 1.8.3 1.6.3 1.4.3 1.4.3 1.4.3 1.4.3 1.4.3 1.4.1 1.2.13 1.2.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnumeric (1.12.44)
grub (2.02) -- -- -- 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- grub (2.02)
gtk+ (3.24.7) 3.22.30 3.22.29 3.22.21 3.22.11 3.20.6 3.18.7 3.16.6 3.14.8 3.12.2 3.10.7 3.8.2 3.6.4 3.4.0 3.2.3 2.24.5 2.22.1 2.20.1 2.18.6 2.14.7 2.14.7 2.12.11 2.12.7 2.10.13 2.8.20 2.8.20 2.6.10 2.6.9 2.4.14 2.4.4 2.2.4 2.2.2 2.0.9 2.0.6 1.2.10 1.2.10 1.2.10 1.2.8 1.2.7 1.2.4 gtk+ (3.24.7)
httpd (2.4.38) 2.4.35 2.4.29 2.4.27 2.4.25 2.4.23 2.4.18 2.4.16 2.2.29 2.2.27 2.2.26 2.2.25 2.2.23 2.2.22 2.2.20 2.2.15 2.2.15 2.2.15 2.2.14 2.2.11 2.2.9 2.2.8 2.2.8 2.2.4 2.2.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- httpd (2.4.38)
inkscape (0.92.4) 0.92.3 0.92.3 0.92.2 0.92.1 0.91 0.91 0.91 0.48.5 0.48.4 0.48.4 0.48.2 0.48.2 0.48.2 0.48.2 0.48.1 0.48.0 0.46 0.46 0.46 0.46 0.46 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- inkscape (0.92.4)
k3b (18.12.3) -- 2.0.3a 2.0.3a 2.0.3a 2.0.3a 2.0.3a 2.0.3a 2.0.2 2.0.2 1.0.4 1.0.4 1.0.4 1.0.4 1.0.4 1.0.4 1.0.4 1.0.4 1.0.4 1.0.4 1.0.4 1.0.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- k3b (18.12.3)
kmod (26) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- kmod (26)
krita (4.1.8) 4.1.3 3.3.2.1 3.2.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- krita (4.1.8)
libreoffice (6.2.2) 6.1.1 6.0.2 5.2.7 5.2.4 5.1.4 5.0.4 4.4.4 4.3.5 4.1.6 4.1.4 4.0.4 3.6.5 3.5.5 3.4.5 3.4.1 3.3.0rc9 3.2.1 3.1.1 3.1.0 3.0.1 2.4.1 2.3.1 2.2.1 2.1.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- libreoffice (6.2.2)
linux (5.0.4) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- linux (5.0.4)
Package 6.4 6.3 6.2 6.1 6.0 5.9 5.8 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6 Package
lxpanel (0.10.0) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- lxpanel (0.10.0)
mariadb (10.3.13) 10.0.36 10.0.34 10.0.32 10.0.30 10.0.25 10.0.23 10.0.20 10.0.16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mariadb (10.3.13)
mate-desktop (1.22.0) 1.20.3 1.20.0 1.18.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mate-desktop (1.22.0)
mesa (19.0.0) 13.0.6 13.0.6 13.0.6 13.0.6 11.2.2 11.0.9 10.2.9 10.2.9 10.2.3 9.2.5 7.11.2 7.11.2 7.10.3 7.10.3 7.8.2 7.8.2 7.8.2 7.4.2 7.4.2 7.2 7.0.3 7.0.2 6.5.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3.2.1 3.0 3.0 mesa (19.0.0)
mysql (8.0.15) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 5.1.73 5.1.73 5.1.70 5.1.68 5.1.63 5.1.60 5.1.54 5.1.54 5.1.48 5.1.42 5.0.83 5.0.77 5.0.51a 5.0.51a 5.0.45 5.0.33 5.0.22 5.0.18 4.0.24 4.0.23 4.0.20 4.0.18 3.23.57 3.23.55 3.23.49 3.23.49 3.23.42 3.23.37 3.22.32 3.22.32 3.22.22 mysql (8.0.15)
nautilus (3.32.0) 3.28.1 3.26.2 3.24.2.1 3.22.3 3.20.1 3.18.5 3.16.2 3.14.2 3.12.2 3.10.1 3.8.2 3.6.3 3.4.2 3.2.1 2.32.2.1 2.32.2.1 2.30.1 2.28.4 2.24.2 2.24.2 2.20.0 2.20.0 2.18.1 2.10.1 2.10.1 2.10.1 2.10.1 2.8.2 2.6.3 2.4.2 2.2.4 2.0.8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- nautilus (3.32.0)
NVIDIA (418.56) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- NVIDIA (418.56)
openbox (3.6.1) 3.6.1 3.6.1 3.6.1 3.6.1 3.6.1 3.6.1 3.5.2 3.5.2 3.5.2 3.5.2 3.5.0 3.5.0 3.5.0 3.5.0 3.4.11.2 3.4.11.2 3.4.11.1 3.4.10 3.4.7.2 3.4.7.2 3.4.7.2 3.4.6.1 3.4.3 3.3.1 3.3rc2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.1 2.2.3 2.2.3 1.2.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- openbox (3.6.1)
openjdk (12) 8u172 8u144 8u144 8u121 8u72 8u72 8u45 7u71 1.7.0 -- 1.7.0 1.7.0 1.7.0 1.7.0 1.7.0 1.7.0 1.7.0 1.7.0 1.7.0 1.7.0 1.7.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- openjdk (12)
openssh (7.9p1) 7.9 7.7 7.6 7.4 7.3 7.2 7.0 6.8 6.7 6.6 6.3 6.2 6.1 6.0 5.9 5.8 5.6 5.5 5.3 5.2 5.1 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.1 3.9 3.8.1 3.7.1 3.6 3.5 3.2 3.0 2.9 2.3.0 2.1 -- openssh (7.9p1)
openssl (1.1.1b) 1.0.2p 1.0.2n 1.0.2l 1.0.2k 1.0.2h 1.0.2f 1.0.1p 1.0.1k 1.0.1h 1.0.1c 1.0.1c 1.0.1c 1.0.0f 1.0.0f 1.0.0a 1.0.0a 0.9.8k 0.9.8k 0.9.8k 0.9.8j 0.9.7j 0.9.7j 0.9.7j 0.9.7j 0.9.7j 0.9.7g 0.9.7g 0.9.7d 0.9.7d 0.9.7c 0.9.7b 0.9.7beta3 0.9.7beta3 0.9.6b 0.9.6b 0.9.6 0.9.5a 0.9.5a 0.9.4 openssl (1.1.1b)
perl (5.28.1) 5.24.3 5.24.3 5.24.2 5.24.1 5.20.3 5.20.2 5.20.2 5.20.1 5.18.2 5.16.3 5.16.3 5.12.2 5.12.2 5.12.2 5.12.2 5.12.2 5.10.1 5.10.1 5.10.0 5.10.0 5.8.8 5.8.8 5.8.8 5.8.8 5.8.8 5.8.6 5.8.6 5.8.6 5.8.5 5.8.2 5.8.0 5.8.0 5.6.1 5.6.1 5.6.1 5.6.0 5.6.0 5.6.0 -- perl (5.28.1)
php (7.3.3) 7.2.10 7.0.28 7.0.23 7.0.16 7.0.8 5.6.18 5.6.11 5.6.5 5.5.14 5.4.24 5.3.27 5.3.21 5.3.14 5.3.10 5.3.6 5.2.17 5.2.13 5.2.12 5.2.10 5.2.8 5.2.6 5.2.5 5.2.3 5.1.6 5.1.4 5.0.5 5.0.4 5.0.3 4.3.8 4.3.5RC3 4.3.3 4.2.3 4.2.3 4.1.2 4.0.6 4.0.4pl1 4.0.3pl1 3.0.16 -- php (7.3.3)
plasma-desktop (5.15.3) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- plasma-desktop (5.15.3)
postfix (3.4.4) 3.3.1 3.3.0 3.2.2 3.2.0 3.1.1 3.0.3 3.0.2 2.11.4 2.11.1 2.11.0 2.10.1 2.9.6 2.9.3 2.8.8 2.8.4 2.7.2 2.7.1 2.6.5 2.6.2 2.5.6 2.5.3 2.5.1 2.4.3 2.3.7 2.3.2 2.2.8 2.2.5 2.2.0 2.1.4 2.0.18 2.0.13 2.0.5 1.1.11 1.1.6 20010228 20010228 19991231 19991231 19990906 postfix (3.4.4)
postgresql (11.2) 10.5 10.3 9.6.5 9.6.2 9.5.3 9.4.6 9.4.4 9.4.1 9.3.4 9.3.2 9.2.4 9.2.3 9.1.4 9.1.2 9.0.4 9.0.3 8.4.4 8.4.2 8.3.7 8.3.6 8.3.3 8.2.6 8.2.4 8.2.4 8.1.4 8.1.3 8.0.3 7.4.3 7.4.3 7.3.5 7.3.2 7.3.2 7.1.3 7.1.3 7.1.3 7.1 7.0.2 6.5.3 6.5.3 postgresql (11.2)
Python (3.7.2) 3.6.6 3.6.4 3.6.2 3.6.0 3.5.2 3.5.1 3.4.3 3.4.2 3.4.1 3.3.2 3.3.2 3.2.3 3.2.3 3.2.2 2.7.1 2.6.6 2.6.5 2.6.3 2.6.2 2.6.1 2.5.2 2.5.2 2.5.1 2.5 2.4.3 2.4.2 2.4.1 2.3.5 2.3.4 2.3.3 2.2.1 2.2.1 2.2.1 2.2 2.1.1 2.0 1.6 1.5.2 1.5 Python (3.7.2)
qt (5.12.2) 5.9.6 5.9.4 5.9.1 5.6.2 4.8.7 4.8.7 4.8.7 4.8.6 4.8.6 4.8.5 3.3.8 3.3.8 3.3.8 3.3.8 3.3.8 3.3.8 3.3.8 3.3.8 3.3.8 3.3.8 3.3.8 3.3.8 3.3.7 3.3.7 3.3.7 3.3.5 3.3.4 3.3.4 3.3.2 3.2.3 3.1.2 3.1.1 3.0.5 3.0.3 2.3.1 2.3.0 2.2.1 -- 1.44 qt (5.12.2)
samba (4.10.0) 4.8.5 4.7.6 4.5.14 4.5.8 4.4.5 4.1.22 3.6.15 3.6.15 3.6.15 3.6.15 3.6.15 3.6.12 3.6.6 3.6.1 3.5.10 3.5.6 3.5.4 3.0.37 3.0.34 3.0.33 3.0.31 3.0.28 3.0.25b 3.0.24 3.0.21b 3.0.21 3.0.13 2.2.12 2.2.10 2.2.8a 2.2.8a 2.2.8 2.2.5 2.2.3a 2.2.1a 2.0.8 2.0.7 2.0.6 2.0.5a samba (4.10.0)
systemd (241) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- systemd (241)
thunderbird (60.6.0) 60.2.1 52.7.0 52.2.1 45.8.0 45.2.0 38.6.0 38.1.0 31.4.0 31.0 24.3.0 17.0.7 17.0.2 13.0.1 9.0.1 5.0 3.1.7 3.1.1 2.0.0.23 2.0.0.22 2.0.0.19 2.0.0.16 2.0.0.12 2.0.0.6 1.5.0.10 1.5.0.4 1.5 1.0.6 1.0 0.5 0.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- thunderbird (60.6.0)
vim (8.1) 8.1 8.0 8.0 8.0 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.0 7.0 6.4 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.2 6.2 6.1 6.1 6.1 6.0 5.7 5.7 5.6 5.5 vim (8.1)
vlc (3.0.6) 2.2.8 2.2.8 2.2.6 2.2.4 2.2.4 2.2.1 2.2.1 2.0.10 2.0.10 2.0.9 2.0.7 2.0.5 2.0.2 1.1.13 1.0.6 1.0.6 1.0.6 0.8.6i 0.8.6i 0.8.6i 0.8.6i 0.8.6e 0.8.6c 0.8.6 0.8.4 0.8.4 0.8.2 0.8.1 0.7.2 0.6.2 0.6.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- vlc (3.0.6)
xfdesktop (4.12.4) 4.12.4 4.12.4 4.12.3 4.12.3 4.12.3 4.12.3 4.12.3 4.10.2 4.10.2 4.10.2 4.10.2 4.10.0 4.10.0 4.8.3 4.8.2 4.8.0 4.6.2 4.6.1 4.6.1 4.4.3 4.4.2 4.4.2 4.4.1 4.2.3 4.2.3 4.2.3 4.2.2 4.0.6 4.0.6 4.0.3 3.8.18 3.8.18 3.8.16 3.8.14 3.6.3 3.6.3 3.4.4 -- 3.2.5 xfdesktop (4.12.4)
xorg-server (1.20.4) 1.19.6 1.19.6 1.18.4 1.18.3 1.18.3 1.17.4 1.16.4 1.16.4 1.15.2 1.14.5 1.14.1 1.12.3 1.12.2 1.11.4 1.9.0 1.9.0 1.8.0 1.6.5 1.6.5 1.6.5 (7.3) (7.3) (7.2) (6.9.0) (6.9.0) (6.9.0) (6.8.2) (6.8.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- xorg-server (1.20.4)

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Version: 6.4
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-03-09
Votes: 2


running -current here, better impossible... it's the only usable OS I know


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Version: 6.4
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-03-09
Votes: 1


I just downloaded the latest 6.5 Beta, now available on their site. Hadn't used xBSD in a few years, so it's like visiting an old friend. Typical text-based (console) installation, quick & easy.

It's running very nicely on an older 2 core (bare metal) Dell Inspiron 530s. XFCE desktop.

I highly suggest burning the .iso file to a CD/DVD... if you are not familiar with the BSD ".iso" format standards, these are -not- hybrid ISO images, so the .iso files will typically only write correctly to -optical- media, not a USB stick. You need the specific ".img" file for USB sticks.

If you're new to BSD, be sure to make use of the extensive documentation available for it.

A clear step-by-step newcomer's guide for installing a desktop environment can be found at:

https://medium.com/@005/openbsd-6-4-installing-a-seriously-underrated-os-in-a-virtual-machine-f5848ee5a25a



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Version: 6.2
Rating: 9
Date: 2019-01-29
Votes: 0


Used this system since version 3.7 on a laptop and sporadically on servers.

in short, here's my list of pros vs cons:

+ minimalistic design. Less code means less bugs;
+ documentation effort. Each executable binary, each library function has its own man page;
+ clean and readable source code;
+ security comes first;
+ feels robust and stable;
+ fixed release cycle;
+ works on small SoC as well.

- well, some concepts seems outdated, like disc slicing
- it needs time to adjust desktop to impress people, if you want it to
- performance. Remember, devs prefers security over performance
- not a good choice if you rely on proprietary software like that piece of, well, skype
- sometimes it needs an extra effort to compile software due to one-side changes to library functions (notable was, of course, strcmp(3) which produces warnings on openbsd)

...to sum it up, I'm very satisfied with the system, it's a good choice for profies, but maybe bad for an average user.


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