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IPFire is a Linux firewall distribution that is built from source and comes with lots of additional features. It is easy to set up and administer. It features a firewall with stateful inspection, a content filtering engine, traffic control (QoS), VPN technology, and a lot of logging.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  01 Jul 2010 22:44

    Release Notes: This release has many changes. The kernel has been updated to This release has changed from Openswan to strongSwan. There are many software updates, GUI enhancements, and improvements.

    •  22 Jun 2009 19:28

      Release Notes: The kernel has been updated to Long Term Support. mISDN2 with LCR Support, USB and Flash Install Images, VDSL support, PPTP support, NL80211 WLAN stack, compat-wireless and iw, and Xen paravirt Guest Support for IPFire have been added. Alias support for red static has been re-added. QoS Layer7 filters have been reworked. There are many other changes.

      •  11 Mar 2009 11:13

        Release Notes: The kernel was updated to Linux Many more packages were updated, such as OpenSSL, OpenSSH, Apache, Squid, Snort, collectd, ntfs-3g, Openswan, Updatexlrator, iptables, and l7protocols. With several Atheros Chips, IPFire is able to work as a wireless access point. Support for UMTS-3G-Modems was improved. tmpfs is used to reduce disk reads and writes. Hardware monitoring was improved by the use of lmsensors. Vnstat traffic-accounting replaces ipac-ng.


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