Firewall Management With Gufw On Ubuntu 8.04

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Submitted by falko (Contact Author) (Forums) on Thu, 2008-10-23 18:20. :: Ubuntu | Security

Firewall Management With Gufw On Ubuntu 8.04

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Author: Falko Timme <ft [at] falkotimme [dot] com>
Last edited 10/08/2008

Gufw is a graphical frontend for managing an iptables firewall on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop. It is based on ufw and enables you to allow or block pre-configured, common p2p, or individual ports. This guide shows how you can install and use Gufw on Ubuntu 8.04.

I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you!


1 Installing Gufw

Open Firefox and go to Click on the Download link:

In the Firefox download dialogue, select Open with GDebi Package Installer (default):

After the download has finished, the Package Installer starts. Click on Install Package:

Type in your password:

Gufw is now being installed:

Click on Close afterwards and leave the Package Installer:

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