ZeroConf in Ubuntu Edgy

Patrick McFarland diablod3 at
Mon Jul 3 20:46:11 BST 2006

On Monday 03 July 2006 14:22, Ivan Krstic wrote:
> Patrick McFarland wrote:
> > its that Ubuntu doesn't have a useful firewall app. What I'd like to see
> > is an actual useful GUI frontend for iptables, so I can add rules like
> > "Block multicast" or "Block for this service on Internet hosts only."
> This was bountied to Carsten Hey:

Honestly, if I had some sort of large pull in the Ubuntu project, I would have 
tried to delay a Ubuntu release indefinitely until such a tool appears. This 
is a major failing of desktop distros as a whole, and is a usability problem.

Its hard to tout Linux as secure if you can't easily manage your firewall.

Patrick McFarland ||
"Computer games don't affect kids; I mean if Pac-Man affected us as kids,
we'd all be running around in darkened rooms, munching magic pills and
listening to repetitive electronic music." -- Kristian Wilson, Nintendo,
Inc, 1989

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