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).

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