OpenBSD 5.6

Antoine Jacoutot has announced the release of OpenBSD 5.6, the latest version of the free, multi-platform UNIX-like operating system focusing on proactive security and integrated cryptography: “We are pleased to announce the official release of OpenBSD 5.6. This is our 36th release on CD-ROM (and 37th via FTP/HTTP). We remain proud of OpenBSD’s record of more than ten years with only two remote holes in the default install. As in our previous releases, 5.6 provides significant improvements, including new features, in nearly all areas of the system. LibreSSL: this release forks OpenSSL into LibreSSL, a version of the TLS/crypto stack with goals of modernizing the codebase, improving security, and applying best practice development processes; no support for legacy MacOS, Netware, OS/2, VMS and Windows platforms, as well as antique compilers; removal of the IBM 4758, Broadcom ubsec, Sureware, Nuron, GOST….” Visit the OpenBSD 5.6 release page to read the complete list of changes and improvements. Download: amd64/install56.iso (227MB, SHA256, torrent), i386/install56.iso (211MB, SHA256, torrent, pkglist).

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