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David Curtis dcurtis at
Thu Jan 29 17:37:04 UTC 2009

On Wed, 28 Jan 2009 17:28:43 -0500
"Bill" <pegasus at> wrote:

> I am new to Ubuntu, is it advisable to use (firestarter firewall). I am
> aware that Linux does provide much greater security than windows.
For a decent answer to this you would have to describe how you connect to the Internet and what services you wish to run, ie. SMB (windows style file sharing), NFS (unix style file sharing), remote login etc. Is this a standalone computer or do you have a small office/home network?

David Curtis <dcurtis at>

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