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so firestarter messed up my performance pretty badly, supposedly because i use KDE instead of GNOME...i'm using mandrake 8.2 which also seems to come with some firewall wizard, but i can't actually find the file to start it up...just wondering what firewalls work well with KDE 2.2.2.
Ipchains are just old, Iptables are replacing them. Redhat has the ipchains and iptables, and loads the ipchains during startup by default
it is in a script in /etc/rc.d/init.(some number, maybe all)/ipchains
there is one for iptables in the same folder. to change from ipchains to iptables, you need to go to the directory and run
then if you know any cool rules for iptables, run those.
Mandrake should have the scripts in similar places
goto netfilter.samba.org for more information about them