George Farris farrisg at
Mon Aug 30 15:18:02 UTC 2010

On Sun, 2010-08-29 at 14:10 -0700, Jim Kielman wrote:
> There is a tool for setting firewall rules installed by default called 
> ufw, for those that need a graphical tool to set firewall rules, it's 
> just as easy to install gufw, as it is to install firestarter.

Have you actually looked at Gufw compared to Firestarter?  It's totally
not useful for a beginning user.  Yes Gufw is great once you know things
about firewalls but to say it can replace Firestarter is way out in left

If you want Ubuntu to be easy to use Gufw is totally wrong.


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