Linux LiveCD Router

2.0.26 GPL (GNU General Public License)    
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A Live CD router solution powered by the Linux kernel and open source technologies

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Linux LiveCD Router is a freely distributed server-oriented operating system based on the Linux kernel and various other open-source software. It is designed from the ground up to allow anyone to transform a regular PC into a reliable and stable router system.

Distributed as a dual-arch Live CD

As its name suggests, the Linux LiveCD Router operating system is available for download as a Live CD ISO image that can be written to CD discs or USB thumb drives and then booted from the BIOS of a computer, supporting both 32-bit and 64-bit hardware platforms.

It boots automatically into the live system

When booting the Live CD from a CD disc or USB stick, you will notice that it boots automatically into the live system. You will be dropped to a login prompt where you must use the “root” username and the “cdrouter” password to login.

Features at a glance

Key features include the ability to share and firewall a broadband or dedicated Internet connection, control network traffic and QoS (Quality of Service), remote SSH (Secure Shell) administration, does not require a disk drive or installation, OpenVPN remote secure browsing and access, DHCP client and server, Shorewall firewall and masquerading (NAT) support.

In addition, it includes DNS cache support to accelerate web browsing, SNMP monitoring tools, MRTG graphical statistics utilities, can use multiple Wi-Fi and Ethernet cards, supports USB, PCMCIA and USB cards, and it is fully compatible with Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows networks.

Supports a wide range of network technologies

The Linux LiveCD Router project includes support for a wide range of network technologies, including DSL (Digital Subscriber Line), ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line), Dial-Up, Cable modem, Fixed IP, T1 and Wi-Fi (wireless).

Try Linux LiveCD VoIP Server now!

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Linux LiveCD Router was reviewed by Marius Nestor
Last updated on September 3rd, 2014
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