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XP, a fresh install since it recently crashed. or would you recommend 2000?
i dont know about the virtualization, but i dont plan on upgrading my hardware anytime soon.
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XP, a fresh install since it recently crashed. or would you recommend 2000?
i dont know about the virtualization, but i dont plan on upgrading my hardware anytime soon.
Why not just run router app natively in Knoppix?

Otherwise, you might want to get a pFSense instead of Untangle.
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its also my fileserver. not gonna leave 2 PCs on day and night.
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its also my fileserver. not gonna leave 2 PCs on day and night.
Then just run pFSense or M0n0wall.
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they arent just firewalls?
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they arent just firewalls?
No. pFSense and M0n0wall are both firewall and routers. pFSense is actually based on M0n0wall. Hmmmm.... For your setup, check pFSense and IPCop.
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are they more lightweigt than untangle or something?
BTW, i saw that untangle also had an older version i could just install on XP as an app or something...
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are they more lightweigt than untangle or something?
BTW, i saw that untangle also had an older version i could just install on XP as an app or something...
Yes.... those other distros are MUCH more light weight. Untangle needs a 1GHz+ CPU, 20GB RAM, and 512MB. pFSense needs a 200MHz+ CPU and 64MB RAM. Untangle is more for businesses and packet inspection/security. pFSense is better at QoS.


That Untangle ReRouter is only for packet inspection and network defense. Your current router would still be doing the routing.
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ok, thanks. i'll report back when i set one of em up. reinstalling XP now.
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