Posts tagged ‘OpenBSD’

Small personal 25C3 wrap-up

January 4th, 2009

The 25th Chaos Communication Congress (25C3) that took place from the 27th to 30th December 2008 in Berlin was an excellent meeting – like all *C3s I participated so far. The topic “noting to hide” was a theme that was found in many talks about technology and society. Some of my personal highlights were Dan […]

Man, time flies, autumn is here (actually the chocolate stuff for Christmas are around much longer) and OpenBSD 4.4 is realeased! So if you haven’t tried the sweetest operating system of the planet universe you might give it a try this time. Banish all the proprietary and wanna-be-Unix operating systems from your machines and enjoy […]

OpenCON 2007

December 1st, 2007

Since yesterday the OpenCON 2007 – a yearly conference only dedicated to OpenBSD – is taking place in Venice. Around 130 developers and users having a good time here and are socializing (as usually) very well. There were some very helpful tutorials yesterday and now the we have a packed schedule of talks. We expect […]

Puffy is back – OpenBSD 4.2

November 1st, 2007

Who needs leopards if you can have fish? The OpenBSD project proudly presents OpenBSD 4.2 – the operating system for the practical paranoid. As usually Federico Biancuzzi has interviewed some of the developers about the current release. The interview will be is online at O’Reilly’s ONLamp.

Sun just started the FOSS Open Hardware Documentation wiki and offers to publish specifications of hardware after request. This should make it easier for open source projects to code drivers. Theo de Raadt recently criticized Sun for their lacking hardware documentation which was an inspiration for starting this wiki. I hope more vendors will follow […]

These events are famous for different kinds of hacks. Here are some of my favorite ones that are not so obvious (many thanks to all the people who uploaded the photos): CCC => CCCP OpenBSD-shirt => personalized camp-shirt (as the official ones are sold out) tent + rain => indoor swimming pool 1, 2, 3 […]

I am an inhabitant of the BSD village and would like invite all interested camp participants to visit us. You can get information and get cool shirts, caps, sweater, stickers etc. at the OpenBSD shop. The request of rain coats increased heavily after the flood that came down some hours ago so hurry up. OpenBSD […]

EN: Just a quick link belonging to my “let’s-promote-OpenBSD”-postings: The company Echothrust published recently a series (1, 2 ,3) of short articles in which they describe how they use exclusive OpenBSD-based systems in their daily business. It is an informative introduction which clearly shows that OpenBSD is a reliable alternative on all application fronts. [Via […]