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
> 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:
> Always YES
> Ask each occurrence
Are you sure you are "looking" at this in the right way? e.g. :
You may want to look at shorewall, if you decide you need one.
When I had shorewall running the console was flooded with messages about
root@tal:~# less /etc/sysctl.conf
# Uncomment the following to stop low-level messages on console
#kernel.printk = 3 4 1 3
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who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the
oppressing." --- Malcolm X