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LEAF is a secure, feature-rich, customizable embedded Linux network appliance for use in a variety of network topologies. Although it can be used in other ways, it's primarily used as a Internet gateway, router, firewall, and wireless access point.

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  •  16 Mar 2014 21:01

Release Notes: This release adds a kernel update to version 3.4.83 and package updates, including security and bug fixes. The new packages provided are heyu for X 10 automation and batctl, the B.A.T.M.A.N. advanced control and management tool.

  •  19 Jan 2014 17:46

Release Notes: Updates for the kernel, Tor, OpenSSL, Samba, Dropbear and ddclient. Security and speed improvements for OpenSSL/Dropbear. A new package batctl for open mesh networks, and small fixes for other packages.

  •  28 Dec 2013 16:38

Release Notes: This release provides the new ddclient package (which will replace ezipupdate), a curl security update, and a fix for the HD support package.

Release Notes: This release candidate provides package updates, a Linux 3.4.74 kernel, and does shorewall logging again with ulogd.

Release Notes: This beta version provides a major fix for an issue where the standard editor showed garbage on x86_64 images. A new boot logo (including CLI access and hardware tests during boot) has been added for ISO images. Of the usual package and kernel updates, the update of libusb (and addition of a libusb-compat package for packages relying on the old version) is the most visible one.

RSS Recent comments

01 Feb 2002 19:15 guitarlynn Thumbs up

This project has some great base distributions/versions to create
embedded Linux routers, firewall, bridges, and servers from. I
have personally used LEAF for several years now and make 1U,
2U, half-, and full-slot rack mount appliances with them. There
are many other similar projects out there, but I have found LEAF
to be the most configurable and secure with a minimum of effort
to do exactly what I need. I look forward to using LEAF _much_
more in the fulure.

Thanks all!


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