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Since you guys are really nice, I want to ask more questions:
To John VV:
I buy Linux CDs to save me some time. Because I am sure I can use the CD to start the installation process. However, the LQ download is too complicated because there are so many choices to make: torrent, live.iso, DVD.iso, ...
What is "torrent" means? What Do I need for?
What is "live.iso"? If I just want to install a plan Linux server, can I use live.iso to install? Sorry for these basic questions.
At this time I really don't care about firewall. My goal is to later integrate some wiki software with my web documents. I need other machines to be able to maccess this experimental Fedora server.
I did flushing yesterday and still cannot ping.
I also follow the following recommendation (from your link) and still cannot ping:
iptables -A INOUT -p icmp --icmp-type 8 -s 0/0 -d $SERVER_IP -m state --state NEW,ESTABLISHED,RELATED -j ACCEPT
iptables -A OUTPUT -p icmp --icmp 0 -s $SERVER_IP -d 0/0 -m state --state ESTABLISHED,RELATED -j ACCEPT