There’s a lot of things in the IT field which I would consider to be unqiuely hip. Call it what you want – “a meme”, a buzzword, trend – a few of them actually have some significance. Dvorak was one where I was sure this was the case, until it became a necessity. Let’s take a trip back to 2013 to learn how and why I switched.
Since OpenBSD is different from the other *nixes, we’re going to take a quick peek at installing OpenBSD, performing package installations, and service management.
The most touted claim about OpenBSD is it’s security – and it’s definitely a great point. I think that can scare some beginners though. I don’t want people to think of this only as a hardened, pain in the ass to use UNIX. It’s not.
I recently purchased a CyberPower CST135XLU for my OpenBSD router and home computer. The main reason being that I do not want corrupted flash sectors whenever the power goes out due to a storm or snow. Not to mention, multiyear uptime is always a badge of honor!