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Last Update: 2018-10-18 23:17 UTC


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
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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 (9.13.3) 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 (9.13.3)
chromium (70.0.3538.67) 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 (70.0.3538.67)
cups (2.2.8) 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 (2.2.8)
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) 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)
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 (2.10.6) 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 (2.10.6)
glibc (2.28) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- glibc (2.28)
gnome-shell (3.30.1) 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 (3.30.1)
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 (1.12.43) 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 (1.12.43)
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 (18.08.2) -- 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 (18.08.2)
kmod (25) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- kmod (25)
krita (4.1.5) 4.1.3 3.3.2.1 3.2.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- krita (4.1.5)
libreoffice (6.1.2) 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 (6.1.2)
linux (4.19) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- linux (4.19)
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 (10.3.10) 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 (10.3.10)
mate-desktop (1.20.3) 1.20.3 1.20.0 1.18.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mate-desktop (1.20.3)
mesa (18.2.3) 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 (18.2.3)
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 (3.30.2) 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 (3.30.2)
NVIDIA (410.66) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- NVIDIA (410.66)
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 (1.1.1) 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 (1.1.1)
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 (7.2.11) 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 (7.2.11)
plasma-desktop (5.14.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- plasma-desktop (5.14.2)
postfix (3.3.1) 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 (3.3.1)
postgresql (11.0) 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 (11.0)
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 (5.11.2) 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 (5.11.2)
samba (4.9.1) 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 (4.9.1)
systemd (239) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- systemd (239)
thunderbird (60.2.1) 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 (60.2.1)
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 (1.20.2) 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 (1.20.2)

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Version: 6.4
Rating: 9
Date: 2018-10-18
Votes: 0


beautifool OS .. very good distribution..but i don't know how to enable SMT ...


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Version: 6.3
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-09-24
Votes: 13


Although the BSD family is focused towards servers, OpenBSD is superb for the average user! I run it on a old Thinkpad and it's certainly faster than even lightweight Linux distributions. The RAM usage is also way lower; having this computer with only 1,5GB RAM (!), I can have a few tabs open on Chromium running a music player and the performance is very acceptable (except for Youtube, but hey - this machine is almost 20 years old!).

The installer is pretty simple and straightforward. The OpenBSD website has great documentation on how to install it. They also have a great guide on how to install to a encrypted partition (and it's WAY simpler compared to LUKS/LVM). Please note that I have *not* tried to dual boot this BSD distro with any other system, so I don't know how good it goes along with the Windows bootloader or GRUB, for example. Please research thoroughly before you decide to make this your secondary (or even primary) OS on a multi-boot context.

The first thing you'll notice that is different from Linux is the package manager. If you install OpenBSD through a CD, you'll need to set up the repository links manually (like you would edit /etc/apt/sources.list or /etc/pacman.conf). Look up info regarding the file "installurl", and read the man pages for pkg_add/pkg_delete/pkg_info.

In my case, everything runs out of the box. Running fw_update (after having set up pkg) will most likely solve GPU or Wifi issues that you might have (but it will install non-free drivers!). Remember to read the manuals! The documentation is exemplary and is easy to understand if you're a novice-to-intermediate user.

There are certain downsides, of course. Do not expect to do any gaming on it, for obvious reasons (remember, it's generally aimed at servers). And do understand that its repos are limited, some software you might find available even on Linux might not be available here. It's definitely worth a shot though if you're looking for a new system to learn! :)


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Version: 6.3
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-09-22
Votes: 2


I managed to start a desktop in less than 10 minutes. It is a pleasure to configure and everything just works. The Auto partitioning scheme is good enough and helps people who have very little knowledge of partitioning. I use xfce as my desktop and a simple pkg_add -v xfce with an addition of exec startxfce4 in the .xsessions file was good enough to start a gui desktop.


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