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Old 10-18-2005, 11:30 PM   #1
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Linux Firewall with a computer

Well i was thnking about using a old pc i have and use a linux distro for a firewall i have heard there is one for it. is that true and which is it. And how does one use it?
Old 10-18-2005, 11:49 PM   #2
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Smoothwall is a great Linux based Firewall. This firewall has many of the basics that most people would need to have in a firewall, plus many add-on packages that most power users would need. The main site is The forum community is very helpful at resolving any problem that you might run into. Cheers!


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