EnGarde Secure Community 3.0.5 Release Notes
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
EnGarde Guardian Digital is happy to announce the release of EnGarde Secure Community 3.0.5 (Version 3.0, Release 5). This release includes several bug fixes and feature enhancements to the Guardian Digital WebTool and the SELinux policy, several updated packages, and a couple of new packages available for installation.

The following reported bugs from bugs.engardelinux.org are fixed in this release:

    * #0000061 Problem creating virtual interface via webtool.
    * #0000059 Problem creating SSL certificates
    * #0000056 When clicking ALL in Access Control  access is blocked.
    * #0000055 SSH Key Passphrase issue
    * #0000054 IMPROVED GDSN Package Management Interface
    * #0000053 We can support EM64T
    * #0000052 LILO cannot send output to the terminal 
Several other bugs are fixed in this release as well.

New features include:

* Support for the 64bit Intel EM64T architecture. Users with these machines can now use the x86_64 ISO image in full 64bit mode.

* The latest stable versions of aide (0.11), gnupg (, postfix (2.2.9), samba (3.0.21c), and xinetd (2.3.14), and zaptel (1.2.4)

* New packages for bridge-utils (1.1) and perl-Net-SNMP (5.2.0).

All new users downloading EnGarde Secure Linux for the first time or users who use the LiveCD environment should download this release.

Users who are currently using EnGarde Secure Linux do not need to download this release they can update their machines via the Guardian Digital Secure Network WebTool module.


Below are the MD5 sums for the i686 and x86_64 ISO images:

48c576b482ef33c50d11307147af59c6 engarde-community-3.0.5.i686.iso 09f24395321845857d8ac459c3e28dd9 engarde-community-3.0.5.x86_64.iso

You may download this ISO image by following the "Download Now!" link from engardelinux.org:


(It may take several days for this image to make it to our mirrors, please be patient).

Further Information

New users are encouraged to subscribe to the engarde-users mailing list and to explore our wiki:

* EnGarde Secure Linux Homepage


* Subscribing to the engarde-users Mailing List


* EnGarde Secure Linux Wiki


* EnGarde Secure Linux Bug Tracking System


* Installing Extra Packages on EnGarde Secure Linux


Release History

Mar 10 2006 EnGarde Secure Linux 3.0.5 (Community)

Feb 07 2006 EnGarde Secure Linux 3.0.4 (Community)

Jan 03 2006 EnGarde Secure Linux 3.0.3 (Community)

Dec 06 2005 EnGarde Secure Linux 3.0.2 (Community)

Nov 01 2005 EnGarde Secure Linux 3.0.1 (Community)

Sep 27 2005 EnGarde Secure Linux 3.0.0 (Community)