OpenBSD 5.5 / KDE 4 desktop / post-install notes

OpenBSD 5.5 (amd64) / KDE 4.11 desktop – Quick post-install notes

Disclaimer : These notes are only tested on OpenBSD 5.5 and may not be valid for ulterior releases.

openbsd55-kde4

Hardware configuration

  • MSI B75MA-E33 motherboard with Pentium G2020
  • 2 x 2Gb RAM
  • Integrated GPU, no additional graphics card used
  • 1 x SATA HDD

Installation

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Installing an OpenBSD 4.9 (i386) desktop system

Note : this tutorial is now obsolete. Please refer to the official OpenBSD installation documentation.

 

How to obtain a lightweight OpenBSD desktop using the XFCE 4.8 environment

(this tutorial was made using a VirtualBox 4.0 virtual machine)

Download the install CD image : http://ftp.fr.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/4.9/i386/install49.iso (french mirror)

Choose your mirror here : http://www.openbsd.org/ftp.html

Installing OpenBSD

The install procedure is straightforward. Boot the CD and follow the Official faq : http://www.openbsd.org/faq/index.html
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