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The Snort Engine is distributed both as source code and binaries for popular Linux distributions and Windows. It’s important to note that the The Snort Engine and Snort Rules are distributed separately.
We strongly recommend that you keep pace with the latest production release. Snort is evolving all the time and to stay current with latest detection capabilities you should always have both your Snort engine and ruleset up to date.