Re: Introductory reading on firewall/iptables/etc for new Debian user?
Lisi Reisz wrote:
On Wednesday 24 April 2013 11:40:17 Richard Owlett wrote:
One thing perhaps wasn't clear. I was referring to my
Sorry, Richard. :-( I didn't take in that you had actually _said_ that.
You simply can't use your Windows experience to predict the problems that you
will have in Linux. They are different. If you really want to use Linux, I
think that you would do better just to take the plunge.
I just have a different mindset than others. I've been known
to not only read instruction manuals, but to read them
before unpacking a new gadget.
People have been telling me to just "take the plunge" for
almost three years.
I think I'm happier for having looked for shoals first.
I've enjoyed the learning experience I've had.
I think I've said before "if retirement isn't for learning
something new, what use is it" ;)
You are trying to solve problems which simply don't arise in Linux, so do not
need solving in Linux.