Suggestions for OS to use behind freebsd pf firewalls.
schiz0phrenic21 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 2 02:00:35 UTC 2008
On Sat, Mar 1, 2008 at 8:45 PM, eculp <eculp at encontacto.net> wrote:
> I have installed freebsd server in a small company that has approx 30
> pc's of all sizes, shapes, brands, etc. They have just realized that
> a large part of the problems that they had before the firewall was
> caused by the 30 windows pc's that were connected directly to the
> ISP's wireless router. They would like to change the PC's to unix
> I would like to install FreeBSD or any other bsd but don't feel that
> we have the drivers available to substitute such a wide variety of
> hardware. I would love to be proven wrong. Therefore I am
> considering a linux version with a graphic installer that will make it
> easier to train someone to install on any new machines that they add
> later. My problem is that I haven't done a linux install since before
> FreeBSD 2.2 IIRC and have no idea which version would be the most
> versatile and has an installer that is basically brain dead simple
> with most all drivers. I suspect that I am asking the impossible but
> you never know.
> I'm sure that I'm not the only person to run into this situation and I
> would sure appreciate any suggestions.
Ubuntu Linux. It's very windows-users friendly, and has a graphical
installer. It's based on Debian Linux. It also is a LiveCD, so you
can test hardware before actually installing it to the HDD.
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