Chapter 1. Introduction

Table of Contents

1.1. Partial List of Features
1.2. What's New in v2.0?
1.3. Overview

IPCop Linux is a complete Linux Distribution. Its sole purpose in life is to protect the network that it is installed on. By implementing existing technology, outstanding new technology and secure programming practices, IPCop is the Linux Distribution for those wanting to keep their computers/networks safe and sound.

IPCop is open source and is distributed under the GNU General Public License. In addition to the many obvious advantages of open source, the fact that the source is open allows security experts, worldwide, to audit and fix security holes.

It will run on older rescued PCs retrieved from the junk heap. For further information on IPCop's hardware requirements please see IPCop Hardware Requirements.