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 Soulbender on Mon 14th Aug 2006 03:08 UTC
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2005-08-18

"Their installer has always been a spartan CUI,"

And? Maybe it's by choice because many people, including me, like that? I'd call it streamlined.

"the ports system is a standard BSD setup"
How exactly is this a disadvantage?

"updating the entire system is a total pain."

As someone who actually do update and maintain numerous OpenBSD system I can say that it's not a pain.

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