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Firestarter: Simple to use, powerful desktop firewall

Sep 16, 2009, 06:03 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Wallen)


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"Now with the Linux operating system you have a lot of choices for protection. But one of the easiest to use is Firestarter. Firestarter is one of the easiest-to-use firewalls I have used. And with this simplicity does not come a sacrifice to security. Just because it’s easy does not mean it lacks protection. Firestarter is powerful and has a ton of features. In this article you will learn how to install Firestarter and set up a basic desktop firewall.

"Feature highlights

"Firestarter includes such features as:
Setup wizard.
Real time event viewer.
Easy port forwarding.
ICMP parameter tuning.
Advanced kernel tuning.
Suitable for desktops, servers, and gateways.
and much, much more."

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