look for a firewall

Isak Enström isak.enstrom at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 09:35:23 UTC 2010

On Wednesday 25 August 2010 11.21.22 David Fletcher wrote:
> On Wednesday 25 Aug 2010, William Biggs wrote:
> > Dose any one no of a firewall for 10.4 ?
> I was waiting a while to see if an expert would answer your 
question, but
> nobody has, so I'll have a go:-
> You should find that you already have iptables installed. This is the
> application that runs on Linux and is configured by yourself to 
implement a
> firewall. Personally I've always found it more or less impossible to
> understand how to configure it from the command line, although 
others seem
> to be able to do it.
> The best way IMHO I have so far seen to set up a firewall is to use 
> script idea I found here:-
> http://www.linuxhelp.net/guides/iptables/
> I have played with this a little and found it to be the easiest way for 
> to understand how it works, how to modify it and most importantly 
how to
> kill it by logging in at the console instead of via ssh if I need to.
> Dave

There's also the graphical application Guarddog. Never used it myself 

Another one: try man ufw from the terminal
// Isak

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