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Re: recommend a firewall

On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 03:39:47PM +0100, SteX wrote:
> Hi,
> >
> >I thought it would be a good idea to have a firewall on my machine.  I
> >did apt-cache search firewall, but there are so many...  Could
> >somebody please recommend a firewall program that is reliable, simple
> >yet easy to administer?  I don't know a lot about firewalls.
> >Firewalls with text config files (no slick gui) would be ok, too.
> >
> iptables is enough: bash scripting based!


Thanks, but maybe I was not clear enough.  I know nothing about packet
filtering. If I use iptables, I am likely to set it up with a lot of
holes in it, even after reading the tutorials.  I was looking for
something simple & quick.


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