Ordering OpenBSD products

OpenBSD 5.5
May 1, 2014
Every six months (around May 1 and Nov 1) OpenBSD makes an official software release. To accompany this free software release on the FTP servers, we make artwork and a song which are distributed along with the software on a set of CDs. The sale of these items retains the OpenBSD Project leader (Theo de Raadt) to herd developers full-time towards a software release every 6 months.

We have a close relationship with our primary distributor the Computer Shop of Calgary who also sells our product worldwide direct to customers via post or courier.

Worldwide orders for the new (and older) products can be made from the Computer Shop of Calgary order site.

Our products are also available at many stores around the world. Typically, these stores will have the current release and accept pre-orders for the next release, but their stock of older releases will vary greatly. The OpenBSD project does not keep track of which store has which releases or items in stock. If you see a store on this list which is not stocking either the current or next release, or has other problems, please inform deraadt@openbsd.org so that other customers won't run into the same difficulties.

OpenBSD 5.5
To be released on
May 1, 2014

Release CD


Puffy Mug

  OpenBSD 5.4
Released on
Nov 1, 2013

Release CD

Absolute OpenBSD
2nd Edition

Book of PF
2nd Edition

Choose a store to order from (by country, alphabetically)

Country Click to Order More Info
Canada, Alberta, Milk RiverComputer Shop More Info
China, ShanghaiKdump ConsultingMore Info
Czech republic, PrahaJIMAZ s.r.o.More Info
Germany, EU Ixsoft More Info
Germany, Kiel getDigital More Info
Germany, Austria, Switzerland Lehmanns Media GmbH More Info
Germany, Wiehl Oeko.net More Info
Netherlands, Haarlem Mensys BV More Info
Netherlands, Amsterdam Computer Collectief More Info
Norway, Oslo Inferno Nettverk A/S More Info
UK, Stockport / Europe OpenBSD Europe More Info
USA, Denver, Colorado Softpro Books More Info

Ordering older products

The Computer Shop of Calgary
distributes for the project and
therefore has many of the older
CDs and T-shirts, such as these
and many more...
 ... etc.

You can also contact your favorite book seller and give them the current ISBN number, and ask them to special order for you. In fact this is a good way to help increase channels of distribution for OpenBSD, since if they get a number of orders, it may encourage them to stock it regularly in the future.