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Old 07-22-2004, 06:34 PM   #1
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Firewall in Slackware 10.0

how do i enable firewall in Slackware 10.0
Old 07-22-2004, 09:39 PM   #2
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The slackware distro has the directories "/usr/doc/linux-faqs" and "/usr/doc/linux-howtos". These directories are a true library plenty of information for anyone who wants to learn. You will find a firewall-howto and some more about the topic. I also suggest you to visit, the home of linux iptables, the framework to build firewall.
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also, there are some good newb-friendly apps available, such as firestarter:

I think there's a .tgz for it at
Old 07-22-2004, 11:10 PM   #4
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You can also try guarddog
Old 07-23-2004, 02:53 AM   #5
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Here's a little tutorial for command line IPTables:


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