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    Which BSD will be best 4 me?

    HI guys!!!
    I'm a newbie of BSD actually i've no idea bout BSD. I'm familier with Linux but never try BSD. I've got a Firewall named Gauntlet Firewall it only supports

    1. BSD/OS 3.1 or later (Java support needed)
    2. HP-UX 10.20
    3.Solaris 2.6

    When i googled for BSD i've figured out theres many of them like freeBSD, openBSD and more. I'm just confused which BSD will be suitable for me? Can you people help me?

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    Linux Guru bigtomrodney's Avatar
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    Nov 2004
    It sounds like you're dealing with software that is at least 10 years old. I would suggest using something a little more up to date, as most of the systems listed above aren't available anymore. Solaris is at version 10 now...Maybe check for a more recent BSD with a firewall app. There are several that are designed to do just that.

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    Thanks 4 ur reply. ya u r ri8 its pritty old. I want to try it with a BSD which distro will be best?

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    Linux Guru Juan Pablo's Avatar
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    Mar 2006
    This is a which distro BSD flavored question, the same rules apply, nobody can choose for you but If you want a secure flavor, try OpenBSD or if you prefer something more modern and up to date, try FreeBSD
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