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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 v5.3. 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.
Have you felt yourself to be exploited in any way?
I've seen things your programs wouldn't believe.
You know what a blowfish is?
I need the old bladeswimmer.
Morphology? Longevity? Installation dates?
Can the maker build what he make(1)s?
Gosh, you've... really got some nice toys here.
This is for console!
I'm impressed. How many questions does it usually take to spot them?
I'm from the, uh, Confidential Committee on Unix Abuses.
They don't advertise for hackers in the newspaper. That was my profession. Ex-admin, ex-scripter, ex-hacker.
Talk about beauty and the beast...she's both
Let me tell you about my motherboard!
A basic pleasure model
Memories! You're talking about memories!
I think it was manufactured locally. Maker serial number G-N-U-6-6-6. Not fish, snake!
One of them got fried running through a Packet Filter
Commonly Encountered Issues
the so-called "Blush Response"
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