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Absolute OpenBSD, 2nd Edition by Michael W. Lucas

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OpenBSD’s Strengths

What makes OpenBSD OpenBSD? Why bother with yet another Unix-like operating system when there are so many out there, several closely related to OpenBSD? What makes this operating system worth a computer, let alone worthy of protecting your company’s assets?

Portability

OpenBSD is designed to run on a wide variety of popular processors and hardware platforms, including Intel-compatible (both 32-bit and 64-bit), Alpha, Macintosh (both PowerPC and Intel systems), and almost anything from Sun. It runs on tiny devices such as the Sharp Zaurus, hefty Hewlett-Packard HP 9000 systems, certain Silicon Graphics workstations, and whatever else grabs the developers’ attention. The OpenBSD team wants to support as many interesting ...

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