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NetBSD is a free and open-source Unix-Like operating system[1] licensed under the 2-Clause BSD License. It was originally released on April 19th 1993, making it one of the oldest open-source BSD flavors. NetBSD is available for x86_64, x86, ARM, MIPS, Sun Sparc64 and many more.

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Net Bsd
DeveloperThe NetBSD Foundation
OS familyBSD / UNIX-like
Working stateCurrent
Source modelOpen Source
Initial release19 April 1993; 28 years ago (1993-04-19)
Latest release9.2 / 12 May 2021; 5 months ago (2021-05-12)
Package managerpkgsrc
PlatformsAlpha, ARM, x86 (x86-32 and x86-64), PA-RISC, 68k, MIPS, PowerPC, SH3, SPARC, RISC-V, VAX
Kernel typeMonolithic with dynamically loadable modules, rump kernel
user interface
Command Line
LicenseBSD 2-Clause (Simplified)
Preceded by386BSD / 4.4BSD

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