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Old 08-16-2006, 05:51 AM   #1
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disable firewall?


How can I configure or disable the firewall of ubuntu?
 
Old 08-16-2006, 06:11 AM   #2
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Take a look at this http://www.shorewall.net/

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Old 08-16-2006, 06:54 AM   #3
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i think you cant disable firewall in a fresh ubuntu installation because it doesnt install a firewall by default ... i could be wrong for i'm not deeply immersed by ubuntu yet , probably just tickling of the surface by it for the time being but i do have the urge to install a firewall ...

so apart from shorewall lets us have a look at this one too ::

ubuntu firewall

btw ... dont forget that a firewall can also be installed manually by hand as a startup script somewhere in your system but i have had enough of red hat(too rough and demanding) ... i cant stand it anymore so i think a gui front-end(more polite and nicer) of all sorts is the way things go ...


//goodluck !!


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Last edited by alred; 08-16-2006 at 07:02 AM.
 
Old 08-16-2006, 07:29 AM   #4
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I already configure the firewall with gnome-lokkit
 
Old 08-16-2006, 01:27 PM   #5
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I'd try the gnome-lokkit you already used since you are familiar with it. I neither know of or have used it. You could run Synaptic and search for "firewall" to see what applications are available.
 
Old 08-17-2006, 11:32 AM   #6
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I would use Firestarter, as you can configure, disable and re-enable the firewall with the GUI
 
  


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