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Old 02-27-2009, 03:33 AM   #1
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linux distribution for network engineers


Hello!
I am network engineer(cisco)and i like to change my operating system to my job laptop.anybody knows a linux distribution with network tools?(like linux with security audit tools)
 
Old 02-27-2009, 04:24 AM   #2
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I think the short answer could be "any recent, maintained, mainstream distribution", else see http://www.livecdlist.com/?pick=All&...ity&sort=&sm=1 for more specialist options. Most of those can be installed on a harddisk or run under QEmu, VMware or Virtualbox to test 'em out.
 
Old 02-27-2009, 04:56 AM   #3
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I do not know for others but with Slackware 12.2 you will get all usual network tools, plus you can easily build and install network oriented packages from slackbuilds available @ http://slackbuilds.org. Check there repository in the network category to see if that will fit your needs.
 
Old 03-01-2009, 05:47 AM   #4
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I think the short answer could be "any recent, maintained, mainstream distribution", else see http://www.livecdlist.com/?pick=All&...ity&sort=&sm=1 for more specialist options. Most of those can be installed on a harddisk or run under QEmu, VMware or Virtualbox to test 'em out.
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