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Old 09-24-2005, 04:57 AM   #1
Registered: Jun 2005
Location: Brighton , sussex , UK
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ubuntu port forwarding

hey ive just got a new router and ubuntu running on one of my PC's which is amazing OS.

but gaim messenger and loads of stuff in ubuntu is blocked i think my router is blockin it with the built in firewall

can someone tell me which ports need to open ?

the info it says i need r the..
Source IP Address:
Destination IP Address:
Destination Port Start:
Destination Port Map:
Source Netmask:
Destination Netmask:
Destination Port End:

Old 09-25-2005, 12:12 AM   #2
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Yeah, it's most likely a problem with the router.
In order to get the port numbers, in gAIM, go to Accounts->Other Options and you should see the port numbers that the program is using. Open those up on your router, and you should be A-O-Good!


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