Based on experience at a number of large events, these are tools that will make combinations of low bandwidth and large numbers of simultaneous users somewhat bearable.
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A small tool that provides ability to mirror any parts (or even all) of Debian and Ubuntu GNU/Linux distributions and/or any other apt sources which typically provided by open source developers.
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The eBox platform will effectively and easily help you managing the advanced services for your corporate network. Designed with extensibility in mind it offers, among others, these modules: Firewall, Transparent proxy, Traffic shaping, VPN’s, Content filter, NTP Server, Users and groups, Mail server
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netfilter.org is home to the software of the packet filtering framework inside theLinux 2.4.x and 2.6.x kernel series. Software commonly associated with netfilter.org is iptables.
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The Shoreline Firewall, more commonly known as "Shorewall", is a high-level tool for configuring Netfilter. You describe your firewall/gateway requirements using entries in a set of configuration files. Shorewall reads those configuration files and with the help of the iptables utility, Shorewall configures Netfilter to match your requirements.
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Squid is a caching proxy for the Web supporting HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and more. It reduces bandwidth and improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages. Squid has extensive access controls and makes a great server accelerator. It runs on Unix and Windows and is licensed under the GNU GPL.
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Trac is a web-based software project management and bug/issue tracking system. It provides an interface to Subversion and an integrated wiki.
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User-friendly Linux distribution.
The Ubuntu promise:
* Ubuntu will always be free of charge, along with its regular enterprise releases and security updates
* Ubuntu comes with full commercial support from Canonical and hundreds of companies from across the world
* Ubuntu provides the best translations and accessibility features that the free software community has to offer
* Ubuntu core applications are all free and open source. We want you to use free and open source software, improve it and pass it on.
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Webmin is a web-based interface for system administration for Unix. Using any modern web browser, you can setup user accounts, Apache, DNS, file sharing and much more. Webmin removes the need to manually edit Unix configuration files like /etc/passwd, and lets you manage a system from the console or remotely.
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An easy to use traffic shaping script that provides these improvements:
* Low latency for interactive traffic (and pings) at all times
* Allow websurfing at reasonable speeds while uploading / downloading
* Make sure uploads don't hurt downloads
* Make sure downloads don't hurt uploads
It does this by:
* Limiting upload speed slightly, to eliminate queues
* Limiting download speed, while allowing bursts, to eliminate queues
* Interactive traffic skips the queue
* ACKs and tiny packets skip the queue