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Linux.com: Securing Your Workstation with Firestarter

Jan 05, 2005, 08:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Virijevich)

"Firestarter is a GPL-licensed graphical firewall configuration program for iptables, the powerful firewall included in Linux kernels 2.4 and 2.6. Firestarter supports network address translation for sharing an Internet connection among multiple computers, and port forwarding for redirecting traffic to an internal workstation. Firestarter's clean and easy to use graphical user interface takes the time out of setting up a custom firewall.

"The Firestarter project provides binary packages for Fedora Core 2 and 3, SUSE 9.2, and Debian; you can use RPM or apt for installation. A source tarball in available for installation on other distributions. GNOME 2.6 is required. If you are running KDE, your distribution's package manager will resolve any dependencies and install any required GNOME libraries..."

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