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Re: First Steps.

On 5 September 2011 16:57, Chris Bell <chrisbell@chrisbell.org.uk> wrote:
On Mon 05 Sep, Heddle Weaver wrote:
> Hello,
> Taking first steps in the security world.
> I know that a 'firewall' is nothing but a configuration file for iptables,
> but that's about it.
> I need recommendations for literature or other sources of reliable knowledge
> that start off with answers to questions such as: 'What is a port?'
> Any time and trouble appreciated.
> Regards,
> Weaver.

  There is a large amount of general and more specific information in the
Guides and HOWTOs at The Linux Documentation Project, http://www.tldp.org

Thanks for that.


Religion is regarded by the common people as true, 
by the wise as false,
and by the rulers as useful.

— Lucius Annæus Seneca.

Terrorism, the new religion.

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