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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The mod system is totally mucked.
by anomie on Thu 21st Jun 2007 16:39 UTC
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2007-02-26

This ongoing thread is a perfect example of just how broken the "mod system" is. IMO, the discussion here on osnews should stand on its own. We don't need some stranger to pat us on the back or vote us down because they can't think up a reasonable counter-argument.

I've seen situations where individuals with multiple accounts bend the system anyway. Ever notice the guy who, within seconds after posting, always has a score of 2? You know who you are. I've seen multiple comments on this OBSD thread where someone is being modded down, yet I see nothing that fits the appropriate "mod down criteria" in his posts.

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Anyway, lest I be accused of going OT, I agree that the article was a pretty decent, cursory overview. OpenBSD is most impressive for its "secure by default" approach (which is, among other things, a side-effect of careful code review).

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