Coyote Linux 3.00.38 (Personal Firewall) reviewDownload
Coyote Linux is a single floppy distribution of Linux designed for the sole purpose of sharing and protecting an Internet connection
Coyote Linux is a single floppy distribution of Linux designed for the sole purpose of sharing and protecting an Internet connection. The floppy can be created using either a Microsoft Windows wizard, or by using a set of Linux shell scripts.
In addition to being designed to have very low hardware requirements, the floppy release of Coyote Linux is able to provide the performance and uptime that is expected from any Linux based system.
This release is available free of charge and can be downloaded from the "Downloads" link in the left hand menu.
Here are some key features of "Coyote Linux":
Linux 2.4.29 based system kernel
Iptables based stateful firewalling
Bare minimum of hardware requirements
Support for Ethernet (static and DHCP), PPPoE, and PPP dialup internet connections.
No hard drive or CD-ROM required for firewall operation
Excellent uptime and operating system reliability
SSH 2.0 and web based remote administration options
No-cost alternative that can make use of old hardware that may have otherwise lost its usefulness.
Easily shares an Internet connection with hundreds of LAN clients (adequate hardware and Internet connectivity required).
486DX/25 or better processor
1.44Mb floppy drive
Network interface card for LAN
Network interface card or serial dialup modem for Internet connection
VGA display adapter
What's New in This Release:
This release corrects a problem with the SSH server that caused it to become inaccessible if the default port was not used.
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