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This is a partial list of new features and systems included in OpenBSD 7.0. For a comprehensive list, see the changelog leading to 7.0.

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Also: OpenBSD 7.0 Released With RISC-V 64-bit Port, Better Apple Silicon Support

OpenBSD 7.0 released, Oct 14

  • OpenBSD 7.0 released, Oct 14

    We are pleased to announce the official release of OpenBSD 7.0. This is our 51st release. We remain proud of OpenBSD's record of more than twenty years with only two remote holes in the default install.

    As in our previous releases, 7.0 provides significant improvements, including new features, in nearly all areas of the system: [...]

In Slashdot tonight

  • OpenBSD 7.0 Released (openbsd.org)

    Everyone's favorite security focused operating system OpenBSD released version 7.0 Thursday. In addition to the usual bug fixes and performance enhancements, support for RISC-V processors has been added.

OpenBSD 7.0 adds 64-bit RISC-V, improves Apple Arm silicon..

  • OpenBSD 7.0 adds 64-bit RISC-V, improves Apple Arm silicon support

    OpenBSD 7.0, the 51st release of the UNIX-like operating system, was outed on October 14, 2021, with the introduction of 64-bit RISC-V support for HiFive Unmatched and PolarFire SoC Icicle Kit boards, as well as further improvements to ARM64 targets, notably for Apple Silicon Macs, although it’s not quite ready for general use yet.

    You’ll find the complete list of new features and updates on the OpenBSD website, but here are some of the highlights...

OpenBSD 7.0 Release Brings in Improved Apple M1 Support...

  • OpenBSD 7.0 Release Brings in Improved Apple M1 Support and Adds More Platforms

    OpenBSD 7.0 is the 51st OpenBSD release that brings in significant changes and multiple features.

    Let’s discover the changes OpenBSD has made.

    [...]

    In brief, the security-focused operating system OpenBSD is making its way towards success.

    OpenBSD 7.0 presented more features and more support than before. You can try to install it if you are keen to know the interoperability of this system’s components.

OpenBSD 7.0 now also on RISC-V, progress with Apple M1

  • OpenBSD 7.0 now also on RISC-V, progress with Apple M1 [Ed: Automated translation from German]

    With OpenBSD 7.0, the developers around Theo de Raadt have released the 51st version of their open source operating system, which is concerned with security and correct code. As always, more than half of the new features and improvements concern the area of ​​network and routing as well as the OpenBSD projects OpenSMTPD (now 7.0.0), OpenSSH (8.8) and LibreSSL (3.4.1).

    OpenBSD’s own security functions have also been improved, such as KARL (Kernel Address Randomized Link), in which the kernel is relinked with every restart, and unveil (2), with the help of which applications receive a view of the file system that is limited to the absolute minimum . In many places, an old OpenBSD vulnerability, SMP operation, has been further optimized.

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