Linux

I've been using Linux/Unix for many years. I've always had a strong interest in technology in general and computing specifically.

These are my opinions. Opinions are like noses, everyone has one, and they all smell.

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EnGarde 3.0.22 Review released

Just completed my review of the EnGarde 3.0.22 Community Firewall.

I would use and recommend this product. I think this is one of the better open source firewalls I’ve looked at. With the default install, less a few packages, it looks to be a very secure system. The WebTools seem to work well enough. It’s a

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New firewall review Untangle 6.02

Spent yesterday grabbing screenshots and preparing a review of the Untangle firewall.  A little later I intend to look at it again, this time in bridge, instead of gateway mode.

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Linux as a vmware server

I’ve been taking a Linux course at National City Adult Education Center. It’s a basic course and I’m taking it because the school imposed a 20 student minimum to hold the class. Without the class, the Kernel-Panic Linux User Group Installfests, would have to find a new venue. I’m also taking the class because

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Untangle tangled me up

I’ve decided to take a look at various open source firewalls, as part of preparation for a upcoming presentation I want to do for my user group Kernel Panic Linux User Group. I want to talk about open source alternatives to proprietary firewalls from companies like Sonicwall , Cisco, Linksys, Watchguard, Netgear, Fortinet, Juniper

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Multi wan router

I’ve been asked by a customer to investigate multi wan routers. The customer uses a lot of bandwidth for their applications and so need to get the most bandwidth for the minimum price.

I’ve been looking at the Syswan SW88. It’s competitively priced, reportedly has very good tech support, and it will use up to eight

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