Linux News Today: OpenBSD 5.9 Officially Released

On March 29, 2016, the OpenBSD Project had the great pleasure of announcing the release and immediate availability of the OpenBSD 5.9 operating system based on BSD technologies.

OpenBSD 5.9 is a massive release with numerous new features and improvements, among which we can mention pledge support, better hardware support, initial IEEE 802.11n wireless support, OpenSSH 7.2, OpenSMTPD 5.9.1, LibreSSL 2.3.2, as well as lots of installer, userland network, security, routing daemons, and code fixes.

User-visible changes include the GNOME 3.18.2, KDE 4.14.3, and Xfce 4.12 desktop environments, Chromium 48.0, Emacs 24.5, Go 1.5.3, LibreOffice 5.0, Mozilla Firefox 44.0.2, Mozilla Thunderbird 38.6.0, Vim 7.4.900, Groff 1.22.3, and TeX Live 2014.

On the server side, we can notice software projects like MariaDB 10.0.23, Node.js 4.3.0, Postfix 3.0.3, OpenLDAP 2.3.43 and 2.4.43, PHP 5.4.45, 5.5.32 and 5.6.18, PostgreSQL 9.4.6, Python 2.7.11, 3.4.4 and 3.5.1, R 3.2.3, Rust 1.6.0, and Ruby 1.8.7.374, 2.0.0.648, 2.1.8, 2.2.4 and 2.3.0.

Lots of under-the-hood improvements

Under the hood, OpenBSD 5.9 ships with the Xenocara graphics stack based on X.Org 7.7, X.Org Server 1.17.4, and Mesa 11.0.9, GCC 4.9.3, Perl 5.20.2, SQLite 3.9.2, NSD 4.1.7, Binutils 2.17, Unbound 1.5.7, Ncurses 5.7, GDB 6.3, GHC 7.10.3, and Awk Aug 10, 2011.

OpenBSD 5.9 is available for download right now via our website and supported on the 64-bit (amd64), 32-bit (i386), PowerPC (PPC), SPARC, Alpha, HPPA, MIPS64, MIPS64el, and SH (SuperH) hardware architectures. More details should be found in the official release announcement.

Via Softpedia

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