Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 12th Aug 2006 19:07 UTC
OpenBSD OpenBSD strives to be the most secure UNIX derivation. Design principles, such as code auditing, extensive use of encryption, and careful configuration choices, combine to ensure OpenBSD's secure by default philosophy holds true. This article gives you a close look at the operating system so secure that it was once banned for use in a DEF CON competition, where crackers go after each other's systems.
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RE[2]: Correctness matters
by smitty_one_each on Sun 13th Aug 2006 03:55 UTC in reply to "RE: Correctness matters"
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I submit that there is a problem space, with reasonable tradeoffs in several dimensions, and that the whole FOSS realm is better for having a spectrum of approaches.

OpenBSD, in my admittedly brief experience, can be very finecky about the hardware in use. A choice in favor of OpenBSD might be a choice against that really cutting-edge hardware. Truly, YMMV.

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