Firewall Management With Gufw On Ubuntu 8.04
Author: Falko Timme
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 http://gufw.tuxfamily.org/index.html. 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: