OpenBSD 4.6 Released
The release of OpenBSD 4.6 was released on Sunday. Highlights of the new release include:
- Simplified installation process.
- Improved documentation and man pages.
- New versions of packages in ports (package management system). Over 5800 packages in total.
- Hardware driver updates: sensors, chipsets, video devices etc. New drivers, functionality and reliability updates.
- Network stack updates: stricter default settings. Wired interfaces are now preferred over wireless ones.
- Firewall changes: enabled by default, stricter checking of package formats.
- Routing daemon updates: mainly BGP daemon updates, fixes few bugs.
- New more secure smtpd (mail server).New OpenSSH released (5.3).