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Latest IPFire 2.17 Open Source Linux Firewall OS Brings Ramdisk Usage Changes

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The IPFire open-source firewall operating system based on the Linux kernel was updated on January 20, 2016, to version 2.17 Core Update 96, a release that adds several improvements, fixes many security issues, and updates various components.

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