Firewall Management With Gufw On Ubuntu 8.04

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Author: Falko Timme

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:

Falko Timme

About Falko Timme

Falko Timme is an experienced Linux administrator and founder of Timme Hosting, a leading nginx business hosting company in Germany. He is one of the most active authors on HowtoForge since 2005 and one of the core developers of ISPConfig since 2000. He has also contributed to the O'Reilly book "Linux System Administration".

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