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Old 12-26-2007, 09:31 AM   #1
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OliveBSD anyone?


I have heard a lot about OpenBSD, how it is so secure and how there are so few security flaws against it, how the code is audited, etc., but I have never been impressed with the installation process. I do not care how much a system is server oriented, to me, it makes sense, even for the experts, to create something that is easy to both install and maintain. Most systems administrators do not have a lot of spare time to fool around configuring things. I myself have been a systems administrator, but at this stage in my life I am a Senior Project Manager. All the more so, I have little time for fooling around configuring software.

I still love experimenting though, so I am hoping to take a look at OliveBSD. I missed downloading it when it first came out, but I had a few moments, so I started grabbing it this morning and it is downloading now.

Has anyone else ever downloaded OliveBSD, and if so, what are your impressions of it?
 
Old 12-27-2007, 09:16 AM   #2
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Doesn't look like it's been maintained recently, the livecd.iso is dated 15-Feb-2006 on the http://mirror.4any.org/OliveBSD/ mirror site. Last post on the forum site was Nov 28, 2006. So, I guess being a live CD it's okay for a looksee, but I wouldn't use it on a day-to-day basis.
 
Old 01-01-2008, 06:54 AM   #3
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masinick, what is wrong with the installation of OpenBSD?

Just curious


Yes, I use it.
 
  


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