[ubuntu-uk] Another reason to use Linux ?

Tony Arnold tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
Sat Aug 11 09:17:25 BST 2007


London School of Puppetry wrote:

>     Thanks Alan, where would I find a firewall to use? Caroline

I would install Firestarter. It's in the repositories so you can install
it with Synpatic or your favourite package manager.

By default it blocks all incoming connections to you PC, so if you have
services running such as sshd then you will have to open this up in


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