Re: which distribution to choose

From: Jordan Bradley (jb_at_slackcon.org)
Date: 12/03/04

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    To: focus-linux@securityfocus.com
    Date: Fri, 3 Dec 2004 14:07:52 +0000
    
    

    As for a normal distribution, you want simplicity, stability, security in
    mind. Therefore, i would recommend Slackware [ http://slackware.com ].
    If you would like a security enhanced distribution, checkout selinux
    [ http://www.nsa.gov/selinux/ ]
    Hope this helps =)

    --
    phrag
    On Thursday 02 Dec 2004 16:31, Jochen Witte wrote:
    > Hello,
    >
    > I would like to set up a firewall to protect a small company network. What
    > I would like to have is some kind of VPN solution (OpenVPN and ipsec),
    > iptables firewalling and a secure distribution with some additional
    > sec-related sofware (tripwire etc.). Also I need to run an Apache for
    > proxy-requests.
    >
    > My question is, which distribution to choose for such a
    > setup. I would prefer a standard distribution for easy updates and
    > community support. A specific "security-enhanced" distribution would do it
    > also, if it is not too "pure" :)
    >
    > Any suggestions?
    >
    > Regards
    > Jochen
    

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