What distro to use on my home router?

unrlmth

Limp Gawd
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I'm currently running DD-WRT, but I'm looking for a few more features.

I tried a setup with Slackware and iptables, but couldn't ever get it to work 100% and was a little bit past my level of comfort with Linux.

I'm looking for something that will be able to
1. Router/firewall
2. Share files with OSX and Windows 7
3. Download torrents to the local hard disk
4. Have some sort of remote access to the shared files, maybe ftp (not really sure on what the best way to do this is)

I would like something that has a web interface, and have been looking at ClearOS. Would it be able to do all of the things mentioned above?

Thanks, and I would appreciate any tips or suggestions you might have. :)
 

Nate7311

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That might be a tough one to accomodate ALL requirements. Not too many distros offer local torrent support.
 

unrlmth

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It's a AMD PC. I think it's an Athlon single core with about a gig of RAM.

I also have Windows Server 2008 and 2003, would one of those work?
 

C7J0yc3

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ClearOS would work. Or you could run pfSense and do BT from a shell, kind of a PITA but could be done.
 
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