NO MORE CD RELEASES FOR OPENBSD, NO MORE FTP FOR
1 No more CD releases for OpenBSD, no more FTP for Debian
The times they are a-changing...
[OpenBSD will no longer be released as a CD set]. The team realised
that spending almost a month preparing the CD wasn't going to be
sustainable in the future, as this brought very little money in
comparison to the time invested and what can be obtained through other
channels, like straight donations. 6.0 is thus the last OpenBSD
release available on CD, and will probably be quickly considered a
collector's item worth a fortune on the back market. Probably.
Debian is also shaking up old habits and decided the [old FTP servers
will be retiring november this year]. FTP usage has decreased over
the years, and new means to download the Linux distribution have
achieved enough popularity that obtaining the software via FTP can now
be considered a thing of the past.
[OpenBSD will no longer be released as a CD set]
[old FTP servers will be retiring november this year]