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DistroWatch: Debian GNU/Linux - Not Just Another Pretty Face (Part II)

Sep 11, 2003, 02:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robert Storey)

[ Thanks to Ladislav Bodnar for this link. ]

"Since Part I of this tome was published, I've received much feedback, most of it surprisingly flame-free. One good tip was from a reader who pointed out that, besides Shorewall, there is another excellent graphical firewall available for Woody. It's called Firewall Builder, and there is a deb package for it: fwbuilder (also - fwbuilder-doc).

"I was raked over the coals for the "brute-force method" of network configuration that I employed. I have a response to that--see "Network Configuration Revisited" near the end of this article.

"Several readers wanted to know how to find an individual package among the thousands of packages that Debian has to offer. That's a very pertinent question, and a fine place to begin Part II of this review..."

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