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Tux Untangled: A Gateway Distro That's Easy to Use

Jan 11, 2008, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Charlie Schluting)

"One of the best uses for Linux is special-purpose, tightly managed distributions for a single purpose, and Untangle has created one of the most impressive applications of this principle. The Untangle Gateway bundles together a list of applications that even seasoned sysadmins couldn't install and effectively manage in a timely manner. We've been playing with the Untangle Network Gateway for a few months, and we must say: 'well done.'

"As the official name indicates, The Open Source Network Gateway, is open source. As with most commercial open source offerings, you must buy the Professional Package to get some features, but surprisingly few. All of the core functionality is included in the OSS version; enterprise management goodies augment the product for the Professional Package offering..."

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