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Re: [SLE] Which version of Suse for these task ?
  • From: Mike McMullin <mwmcmlln@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 26 May 2004 19:28:44 -0400
  • Message-id: <1085614123.2617.12.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 2004-05-26 at 11:24, Jean LEE wrote:
> Hello all,
>
> I am new to Suse and relatively new to Linux.
>
> I would like to put Linux on a x386 PC. The task of this station would be :
> - work as a router (sharing an internet connection) for my internal LAN,
> - work as a firewall for my internal LAN,
> - work as a print server, cvs server,... for my internal LAN.
>
> Can I do it with "Suse Linux 9.0" or do I have to buy "Suse Standard Server"?
>
> If I buy Suse Standard Server, did I have to pay every year ?

NO to knock SuSE here, but I believe that at 9.0 you installed on a
minimum pentium system. Not that this is any real problem, as there are
a number of suitable down loadable candidates out there. You could look
for something like SmoothWall or IPCop out on the net.

Mike


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