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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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 • 2018-10-18: BSD Release: OpenBSD 6.4
 • 2018-04-02: BSD Release: OpenBSD 6.3
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 • 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
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 •2018-03-08 OpenBSD and other projects patch CPU bugs
 •2017-06-15 A new OpenBSD kernel security feature
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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 (1.1.7) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- alsa-lib (1.1.7)
ati-driver (18.30) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- ati-driver (18.30)
bash (4.4.18) 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 (4.4.18)
bind (9.13.4) 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 (9.13.4)
chromium (71.0.3578.80) 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 (71.0.3578.80)
cups (2.2.10) 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 (2.2.10)
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 (1.44.4) 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 (1.44.4)
firefox (63.0.3) 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 (63.0.3)
freetype (2.9.1) 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 (2.9.1)
gcc (8.2.0) 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 (8.2.0)
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 (2.28) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- glibc (2.28)
gnome-shell (3.30.2) 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 (3.30.2)
gnucash (3.3) 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 (3.3)
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+ (3.24.1) 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+ (3.24.1)
httpd (2.4.37) 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 (2.4.37)
inkscape (0.92.3) 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 (0.92.3)
k3b (18.08.3) -- 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 (18.08.3)
kmod (25) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- kmod (25)
krita (4.1.5) 4.1.3 3.3.2.1 3.2.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- krita (4.1.5)
libreoffice (6.1.3) 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 (6.1.3)
linux (4.19.8) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- linux (4.19.8)
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 (0.9.3) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- lxpanel (0.9.3)
mariadb (10.3.11) 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 (10.3.11)
mate-desktop (1.20.3) 1.20.3 1.20.0 1.18.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mate-desktop (1.20.3)
mesa (18.3.0) 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 (18.3.0)
mysql (8.0.13) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 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 (8.0.13)
nautilus (3.30.4) 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 (3.30.4)
NVIDIA (415.18) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- NVIDIA (415.18)
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 (10.0.2) 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 (10.0.2)
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 (1.1.1a) 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 (1.1.1a)
perl (5.28.0) 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 (5.28.0)
php (7.3.0) 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 (7.3.0)
plasma-desktop (5.14.4) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- plasma-desktop (5.14.4)
postfix (3.3.2) 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 (3.3.2)
postgresql (11.1) 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 (11.1)
Python (3.7.1) 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 (3.7.1)
qt (5.12.0) 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 (5.12.0)
samba (4.9.3) 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 (4.9.3)
systemd (239) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- systemd (239)
thunderbird (60.3.3) 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 (60.3.3)
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 (3.0.4) 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 (3.0.4)
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 (1.20.3) 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 (1.20.3)

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Version: 6.4
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-12-02
Votes: 0


Ran various GNU/Linux distros and used FreeBSD (all on the desktop). Tried OpenBSD 6.1 and finally found the perseverance to understand it. Now I love it, it is stable, very well documented and it feels solid. I use cwm and it is just so unobtrusive and fast.


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Version: 6.4
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Date: 2018-12-02
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Desktop crashes when installing apps from pkg-mgr.


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Version: 6.4
Rating: 9
Date: 2018-11-30
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I've run GNU/Linux at home since 2002. Over the years I've run Debian, Mint, Ubuntu, and Arch, and more recently Gentoo, Void, Devuan, and MX in an effort to avoid systemd.

I've tested OpenBSD for the past year (on a Thinkpad X220 and on a custom-built workstation) and have fallen head over heels in love with it. It is a sane, stable, secure-by-default OS which adheres to the classic UNIX principle of having each application do one thing and do it well. One of the biggest challenges for me has been to read the man pages before searching the internet for answers to questions on how to do something.

Pros:
1) Man pages. OpenBSD developers are fanatical about documentation. Errors in the man pages are treated as seriously as software bugs.
2) Installation is relatively easy and fast.
3) Uses minimal resources. Default install using xenodm and cwm uses ~70 MB of RAM.
4) Ports. Check OpenPorts.se if there is a "must have" application that you require. If not in the default installation, or available as a port, then you can always try building from source.
5) Secure by default.
6) Stable.

Con:
Hardware compatibility. Driver development is geared to the hardware which the developers themselves run so your best bet for success is to follow their example (I used the "NYC*BSD Users Group dmesgd" website for hardware compatibility checks). If you use wifi I'd still recommend using an Ethernet connection for the initial install and for the subsequent first boot whereby the installation of firmware will occur. Version 6.4 now offers auto-joining of wifi networks.


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