[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Introductory reading on firewall/iptables/etc for new Debian user?

On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 09:28:17AM -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:
> I will be using email, Usenet, browser and occasionally file
> downloading.
> Nothing on my system should look/act like a server.
> I want all programs to access the internet after explicitly asking
> for permission.
> The response to the request may be:
>    No
>    Always YES
>    Ask each occurrence

Have a look at mason and firestarter. Both allow you to set up your
firewall in a "training" mode and will ask you "Should I allow this
connection?" Mason is TUI-based, Firestarter is a GTK GUI.

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: Digital signature

Reply to: