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Call for Participation: Secure Linux Distribution

May 28, 1999, 14:49 (8 Talkback[s])

Thanks to Rik van Riel for this announcement.

I'm glad to announce that the plans to create a secure Linux distribution my employer and I had have solidified as a direct result of the exposure on LWN.net.

Of course any effort as important as a new, security minded, distribution should be mostly community based, but it will need some entity to do the hard work of starting up the project and providing coordination and an infrastructure to support the project.

We are looking for people, organisations and businesses wanting to help with creating the secure Linux distribution. Mailing lists and web space will be provided shortly, in the mean time people can take a look at the full announcement and plan at:


About Le Reseau: Le Reseau netwerksystemen BV is a network security and Unix / Open Source consultancy firm located in Groningen, the Netherlands. Le Reseau was established in 1992 by Arthur Donkers, an active member of the dutch Open Source movement and a contributing editor of SysAdmin magazine. It currently employs a team of Unix and network security experts (well, and a Linux kernel hacker, of course :).