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 * [About NetBSD](#intro-about)  ## About NetBSD
         * [What is NetBSD?](#intro-whatis)  
         * [The story of NetBSD](#intro-story)  
         * [NetBSD features](#intro-features)  
         * [Supported platforms](#intro-platforms)  
         * [NetBSD's target users](#intro-users)  
         * [Applications of NetBSD](#intro-applications)  
         * [How to get NetBSD](#intro-get)  
   
 <h2 id="intro-about">About NetBSD</h2>  [[!toc]]
   
 <h3 id="intro-whatis">What is NetBSD?</h3>  ### What is NetBSD?
   
 NetBSD is a free, fast, secure, and highly portable Unix-like Open Source  NetBSD is a free, fast, secure, and highly portable Unix-like Open Source
 operating system.  It is available for many platforms, from 64-bit x86 servers  operating system.  It is available for many platforms, from 64-bit x86 servers
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 environments, and it is user-supported with complete source.  Many applications  environments, and it is user-supported with complete source.  Many applications
 are easily available through pkgsrc, the NetBSD Packages Collection.  are easily available through pkgsrc, the NetBSD Packages Collection.
   
 <h3 id="intro-story">The story of NetBSD</h3>  ### The story of NetBSD
   
 The first version of NetBSD (0.8) dates back to 1993 and springs from the  The first version of NetBSD (0.8) dates back to 1993 and springs from the
 4.3BSD Lite operating system, a version of Unix developed at the University  4.3BSD Lite operating system, a version of Unix developed at the University
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 TCP/IP, just to name a few.  This tradition of research and development  TCP/IP, just to name a few.  This tradition of research and development
 survives today in the BSD systems and, in particular, in NetBSD.  survives today in the BSD systems and, in particular, in NetBSD.
   
 <h3 id="intro-features">NetBSD features</h3>  ### NetBSD features
   
 NetBSD operates on a vast range of hardware platforms and is very portable.  NetBSD operates on a vast range of hardware platforms and is very portable.
 The full source to the NetBSD kernel and userland is available for all the  The full source to the NetBSD kernel and userland is available for all the
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 many overgrown programs are collapsing under their own weight and "features"  many overgrown programs are collapsing under their own weight and "features"
 and you'll understand why NetBSD tries to avoid this situation at all costs.  and you'll understand why NetBSD tries to avoid this situation at all costs.
   
 <h3 id="intro-platforms">Supported platforms</h3>  ### Supported platforms
   
 NetBSD supports many platforms, including the popular PC platform (i386 and  NetBSD supports many platforms, including the popular PC platform (i386 and
 amd64), SPARC and UltraSPARC, Alpha, Amiga, Atari, and m68k and PowerPC  amd64), SPARC and UltraSPARC, Alpha, Amiga, Atari, and m68k and PowerPC
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 [the NetBSD site](http://www.NetBSD.org/ports "NetBSD Ports")  [the NetBSD site](http://www.NetBSD.org/ports "NetBSD Ports")
 .  .
   
 <h3 id="intro-users">NetBSD's target users</h3>  ### NetBSD's target users
   
 The NetBSD site states that: *the NetBSD Project provides a freely available  The NetBSD site states that: *the NetBSD Project provides a freely available
 and redistributable system that professionals, hobbyists, and researchers  and redistributable system that professionals, hobbyists, and researchers
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 which runs consistently on a variety of platforms, NetBSD is probably your  which runs consistently on a variety of platforms, NetBSD is probably your
 best choice.  best choice.
   
 <h3 id="intro-applications">Applications for NetBSD</h3>  ### Applications for NetBSD
   
 Aside from the standard Unix productivity tools, editors, formatters, C/C++  Aside from the standard Unix productivity tools, editors, formatters, C/C++
 compilers and debuggers and so on that are included with the base system,  compilers and debuggers and so on that are included with the base system,
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 * Acrobat Reader  * Acrobat Reader
 * many other programs  * many other programs
   
 <h3 id="intro-get">How to get NetBSD</h3>  ### How to get NetBSD
   
 NetBSD is an Open Source operating system, and as such it is freely  NetBSD is an Open Source operating system, and as such it is freely
 available for download from  available for download from

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