OpenBSD Frequently Asked Questions


This FAQ is supplemental documentation to the man pages, which are available both in the installed system and online. It covers the latest release of OpenBSD. There are likely new features and changes in the development version of OpenBSD (-current) that are not covered in the FAQ.

Quick Links:

Upgrade Guide: 5.8 to 5.9 Following -current
Porter's Handbook Port Testing Guide
Manual Pages Bug Reporting
Mailing Lists PF User's Guide


Introduction to OpenBSD

Installation Guide

Building the System from Source

Networking

Keyboard and Display Controls

General Questions

System Management

The X Window System

Multimedia

Disk Setup

Packages and Ports

PF User's Guide


Past contributors to the FAQ include Nick Holland, Steven Mestdagh, Joel Knight, Eric Jackson, Wim Vandeputte and Chris Cappuccio.

Questions and comments regarding this FAQ may be directed to misc@openbsd.org. General questions about OpenBSD should be directed to the appropriate mailing list.

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