kubuntu-users Digest, Vol 67, Issue 46

Brian Wootton Brian.Meg at btinternet.com
Wed Aug 25 16:37:32 BST 2010


On 25/08/10 13:14, kubuntu-users-request at lists.ubuntu.com wrote:
> 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 ?
>>>        
>> >  
When I got my first router I had trouble with my 2 MS windows
machines and their browsers/mail hanging up and going slow.
I finally tracked it down to 3 firewalls messing each other up -
one on each comp. and one in the router - all firing up automatically
at boot-up.
  I decided to leave the router fire-wall running and ditched the 2
running on my windows machines. Of the 3 firewalls the router's was
by far the easiest to understand anyway.
  Since then I've installed various linux OSes and win7 on other comps
I've acquired and the 1st thing I do after installing an OS is check that
there is no fire-wall running on it.
  So I have only one fire-wall running on the router filtering the outside
world only. This means that I have minimum hassle with internet
communications inside my local network.
  I know this doesn't answer your question but it might be a solution to
your problem.
brian



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