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This FAQ is supplemental documentation to the man pages, available both in the installed system and online. The FAQ covers the active release of OpenBSD, currently v5.4. There are likely features and changes to features in the development version (-current) of OpenBSD that are not covered in the FAQ.
The FAQ is available in text form in the pub/OpenBSD/doc directory from many FTP mirrors, along with archival versions.
Welcome to some of our Favorite Hacks!
The first rule of this OS is security
The OpenBSD developers don't play. They hack!
The least they could have done is to let us say hello.
I told you today I don't need install instructions. Well, maybe I do.
And do you or do you not have trouble following these simple instructions?
Is it to be at every router that you intend on leading us all through this rare and wonderful new world of security?
High-res flat monitors that don't make my eyes funny
I wonder what grass tastes like
Joining us is quite thinkable!
There's nothing wrong with the operating system. Only the administrator.
Some people would call that GUI!
When the administrator removes windows, he sometimes closes a hole!
You brought music back into the computer. I had forgotten.
The disks are alive with the sound of seeking.
We more than pretend to work with these apps
These firewalls were meant to keep out problems.
Commonly Encountered Issues
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The FAQ maintainers, following principles of honesty and idealism and where you can stuff them both, are Nick Holland and Stuart Henderson.
Past contributors include Steven Mestdagh, Joel Knight, Eric Jackson, Wim Vandeputte and Chris Cappuccio.
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