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/obsd/ - OpenBSD General

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OpenBSD is a free and open-source, security-focused, Unix-like operating system.

*Please remember that this thread is not meant to be a discussion about Linux vs OpenBSD*

How do I get started?

>What are the available graphics drivers?
amdgpu(4): AMD Radeon GPUs
intel(4): Intel integrated graphics chipsets
radeon(4): ATI/AMD Radeon video driver
efifb(4): EFI frame buffer
vesa(4): Generic VESA video driver

>What are the available wireless drivers?

>How do I set up Full-Disk Encryption?

>Why OpenBSD?
https://www.over-yonder.net/~fullermd/rants/bsd4linux/01 (discusses *BSD in general)
https://why-openbsd.rocks/ (shows up a random fact about OpenBSD whenever you load it)

>Should I use -release or -current?
If you're using it in your home machine, then -current is most likely what you're looking for since it contains updated packages.

>How do I follow -current?

>How do I upgrade -current to the latest snapshot?
Just run sysupgrade(8) as root.

>How do I get help?
OpenBSD man pages: https://man.openbsd.org/
OpenBSD mailing lists: https://www.openbsd.org/mail.html
daemonforums: http://daemonforums.org/
OpenBSD FAQ: https://www.openbsd.org/faq/

>Book recommendations:
Absolute OpenBSD (2nd edition)
The Book of PF (3rd edition)

https://web.archive.org/web/20201204090536/https://www.c0ffee.net/blog/openbsd-on-a-laptop/ (tips for a laptop installation, contains some useful information)
https://www.openbsd.org/lyrics.html (OpenBSD's songs)
https://cdn.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/snapshots/packages/amd64/ (list of available packages)

Feel free to ask questions and discuss topics that are related to OpenBSD.