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TSL 2.0
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2 15603 03-15-2004
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100% of reviewers None indicated 9.5



Description: Clean minimalistic installation of a linux server.
Keywords: Tawie Server Linux formerly known as Trustix Secure


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Old 11-17-2003, 01:59 PM   #1
jfshadow
 
Registered: Feb 2002
Distribution: Slackware 9.1 (desktop) / WinXP w/VMware linux dev/Tawie Server Linux (TSL) 2.0 (servers)/ LFS (dev)
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Would you recommend the product? yes | Price you paid?: D/L | Rating: 10

Pros: clean; easy to install; fast
Cons: rpm doesn't work as expected



I would have to say that this is the next best thing to LFS (Linux From Scratch). It is a very clean disto that starts you out with nothing more than a command line. It can be downloaded from http://www.tawie.org.

Packages are specially picked to offer the most secure system as possible immediately following install. Of course, one would still want to get the latest security patches before introducing to a production environment.

Lastly, it has its own automated secure SoftWare UPdater (swup) making it an administrator's dream.
 
Old 03-15-2004, 11:15 PM   #2
 
Registered: Dec 1969
Posts: 0

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Would you recommend the product? yes | Price you paid?: D/L | Rating: 9

Pros: Efficient, no fluff, stable, secure.
Cons: Files are not always in standard locations.


I was told about TSL (Trustix Secure Linux) by co-worker. I'm glad he did, I currently run my webserver on trustix and I love it. Why would you ever need X on a server system anyway. If you can't do it on the command line you shouldn't be doing it.
 




  



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