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Old 14th January 2006, 20:24
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Originally Posted by falko
Yes, it's called iptables. It's very difficult to manage iptables from the command line. I don't know if Ubuntu has a command line wizard for this, but if you install Gnome you can do it from there.



Yes. However, I strongly recommend to use SSH for it. It's encrypted and therefore much more secure than telnet.

Yes. But believe me: you need SSH!

You can transfer files using SSH. You casn use WinSCP for it:
There'S also a command line client for Windows (also uses SSH): PuTTY:

You might want ot have a look at this Ubuntu server tutorial:
Can you tell me the command to make a ZIP file from the command line?
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