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How to install and configure a graphical firewall client on Comice OS 4

Mar 29, 2012, 17:03 (1 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to finid for this link. ]

"And that is because on a new installation of Comice OS 4, which was recently reviewed here (see Pear Linux Comice OS 4 review), the firewall is enabled out of the box. Because of the default firewall rules, your computer is protected, even if you do not do anything else. Though your computer might be sitting behind a cable modem, fiber optic or DSL router with a firewall enabled, that does not negate the need for running a firewall on your computer. A good case for why this is highly recommended has been made in a previous article. See Why your computer needs a firewall enabled.

"By the way, the firewall application is called ufw, the Uncomplicated FireWall. It is a command line frontend to IPTables, the original script for managing the Linux firewall. ufw was borne out of a need for a simple, easy-to-use alternative to IPTables. That is a very short history of ufw."

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