Openwall GNU/*/Linux (or Owl for short)
is a small security-enhanced Linux distribution for servers,
appliances, and virtual appliances.
freely downloadable from our FTP mirrors,
but you also have the option to purchase it on a CD,
with delivery worldwide.
Currently shipping is Openwall GNU/*/Linux 3.0 for 32-bit x86 ("i686") and x86-64 (your choice, or you may order both). The 32-bit version is usable on both 32-bit and 64-bit machines (but it runs 32-bit code only). The 64-bit version is usable on 64-bit capable machines only (and it runs 64-bit code, but may also run 32-bit OpenVZ containers if desired). Servers and most other computers produced since 2006 are 64-bit capable, so either version will run on them. Obsolete servers and some other computers may be 32-bit only, requiring the 32-bit version.
CDs include a live system, installable packages, the installer program, as well as full source code and the build environment - everything!
We've been offering official Owl CDs for 9 years (since mid-2002 till mid-2011), but we no longer do. It is much quicker to download an ISO image or much cheaper to purchase an unofficial CD from OSDisc.com ($2.95 per disc including postage).
Openwall is not affiliated with OSDisc.com and our project does not receive any money from these CD sales.