Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 20th Jun 2007 20:07 UTC, submitted by Valour
OpenBSD "If you're a software enthusiast who has never used OpenBSD before, you might enjoy installing it by yourself and figuring it out as you go. If, however, you're looking for a more practical approach to using OpenBSD 4.1 on a desktop or server machine, here's a quick guide to get you started in this spectacular operating system."
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flav2000
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2006-02-08

It's good for OpenBSD to have most services shut off by default. I guess that's a good compromise between usability and security.

In reality, the even better way to be secure by default is NOT to have any UNNEEDED applications installed in the first place.

As I said, the not-enabled-by-default approach is the best compromise between usability and security - I do want to point out that you can get even better security if tools are not installed to be exploited.

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