Firestarter (Chris Jones)

George Farris farrisg at cc.mala.bc.ca
Tue Aug 31 15:59:17 BST 2010


On Mon, 2010-08-30 at 17:58 -0400, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> On Monday, August 30, 2010 05:49:48 pm George Farris wrote:
> > On Mon, 2010-08-30 at 14:20 -0700, Robert Holtzman wrote:
> > > On Sat, Aug 28, 2010 at 09:22:40PM -0400, Greg Bair wrote:
> > > > On 08/28/2010 08:35 PM, Robert Holtzman wrote:
> > > > > I was under the impression that Firestarter was no longer being
> > > > > maintained/developed. Wrong?
> > > > 
> > > > Lastest stable, 1.0.3, was released in 2005, so I don't think so.
> > > 
> > > See the section on Firestarter at
> > > https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Firewall
> > 
> > I just read this so maybe Firestarter won't be needed after all.
> > 
> > http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2010/08/ubuntu-firewall-gui-for-ufw.html
> 
> That's not particularly news.  Gufw is available in all supported releases 
> except Hardy (and it can be gotten from hardy-backports there).
> 
> Scott K
> 

Gufw is in no way suitable for a new user.  They have no idea what
iptables are or rules for that matter.

George





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