Reviewing IPFire as a Linux based home router and WiFI access point

IPFire is a Linux based firewall and router distribution aimed at small to medium networks. It supports advanced features such as transparent web proxying/acceleration, Quality-of-Service (QoS), and can be extended with add-on packages. But how well suited is IPFire for a home network in it’s out-of-the-box configuration? This review of IPFire focuses on some of the differences and potential issues with IPFire and your standard residential home router bought at retail.