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Absolute OpenBSD, 2nd Edition by Michael W. Lucas

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Chapter 17. Desktop OpenBSD

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OpenBSD is best known as a server operating system, but it can be a very effective and powerful desktop system. The X Window System is the standard graphic desktop software for Unix-like operating systems, and OpenBSD includes tools for using it. As this book assumes that you have some Unix experience, I won’t cover all the applications that make X Windows comfortable. You’ll need to experiment to find your preferred mail client, web browser, and text editors—most of which aren’t OpenBSD-specific. Instead, this chapter covers items that ...

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