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Absolute OpenBSD, 2nd Edition by Michael W. Lucas

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OpenBSD’s Uses

Where does OpenBSD fit into your computing strategy? That ultimately depends on your strategy and your needs. OpenBSD can be used anywhere you need a solid, reliable, and secure system. I recommend OpenBSD for any of three different roles: a desktop, a server, or network management.

Desktop

If you need a powerful desktop system with all the features you would expect from a complete Unix-like workstation, OpenBSD will do nicely. Graphic interfaces, office suites, web browsers, and other desktop software are available in the ports collection, OpenBSD also supports a variety of development tools, application environments, network servers, and other features that programmers and web developers need. If you’re a network administrator, ...

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