OpenBSD from financial problems thanks to donations




OpenBSD from financial problems thanks to donations
In a week’s time, the OpenBSD project to collect donations to pay his electricity bill. Enough money to know A week ago, it appeared that the project would still have to close its doors.

OpenBSD logo An electricity bill of 20,000 Canadian dollars, converted some 13,500 euros, the servers from the OpenBSD project, appeared the open source BSD variant, a week ago the tie to do. The project suffered from “declining finance rings’, though it is not clear what the cause is.

In a week’s time, however, OpenBSD 100,000 Canadian dollars, converted almost 67,500 euros brought in donations, five times as much as that was needed to pay the bill. That has OpenBSD developer Bob Beck announced . “We are in a week of a predicament gone to 100,000 Canadian dollars in pledges,” said Beck. The project hopes to pick up even more to be able to pay bills this year. Half of

OpenBSD is a BSD-fork which focuses on stability and security. The project never delivers the latest versions of software with it, in order to avoid security problems. As a result, OpenBSD has relatively few serious security problems, and is therefore popular among administrators of servers.


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