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Jul 12, 2011, 12:08 (3 Talkback[s])


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"You may install the OpenVPN software practically on any OS under the sun. In reality, you'll be better off with a Linux or *BSD box. For me, the Linux path was the obvious one. Although at first I thought I'd go with Ubuntu Server, the Amahi Home Server quickly won me over for its dead-easy installation and configuration.

"A Linux distribution is all one really needs for the software part of a similar setup. For the hardware part, a pretty modest box with a Pentium 3 class processor, 512 megs of RAM and a 20 gig hard drive will do just fine. Alternatively, you can always prepare a virtual machine for Amahi and use that instead of a physical computer. Actually that's *exactly* what I did."

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