A graphical interfaced Open Source firewall for Linux.

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After installing Firestarter system doesn't automatically switch between wired and wireless network

I initially installed Firestarter to set up some thing in network and watch if connections to my computer work. I used wizard, which was definitely wrong decision. I use both cable (and ...
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Firestarter “active connections” is empty, how to fix?

On Ubuntu 12.10, no matter what I do, firestarter "active connections" is empty. It expects /proc/net/ip_conntrack or /proc/net/nf_conntrack to be available, but these files doesnt exis't.. If I try ...
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Firestarter, Proxy and limited number of IP addresses to access

On my local network I have to setup Linux Ubuntu boxes, so users will be able to access only to few (2-3) domains. Also, all of those Linux Ubuntu boxes are behind Proxy. Tried to configure this ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 wireless internet not connecting to internet intel pentium dual x86

Everything has been working just fine then I installed firestarter and got an error saying that the firewall couldnt be started, so I changed the settings to wireless and it worked. I then logged off ...
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How to forward an Internet connection to another network?

Can somebody please make a short & sweet tutorial telling how to forward an Internet connection to different network interfaces in Ubuntu...? This is the idea: I'm using a 3G usb modem to get ...
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How to turn off passwords?

When I start Firestarter, the firewall program asks for my password. How do I turn off my Firestarter password? I want Firestarter to start on computer startup but it won't because it's password ...
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Firestarter preventing Firefox accessing internet

I have recently had an issue with Firestarter preventing Firefox accessing the Internet. I have used Firestarter in the past with Hardy Heron and recently switched to Precise Pangolin. The policy ...
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Firestarter exits after closing

I'm using Firestarter on Ubuntu 12.04. I configured Firestarter to run even after closing in the preferences menu. But still it exits after closing. It doesn't minimize to system tray.
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While browsing, why does my pc suddenly connect to sites using upper port numbers and unknown services?

Hello I'm a newbie; a while ago I was browsing thenation.com and then I noticed on the Firestarter status tab that I was connected to three hosts 91.189.92.191/176/181 on ports 44441 and 51501 ...
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How do I enable Firestarter to run at Ubuntu startup

Firestarter does not appear to have an option to enable it to run at Ubuntu startup. Is their a specific setting in Ubuntu that I need to edit to enable this?
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Many process named “su-to-root” appeared on my system monitor, is my computer owned?

Two process named gksu and two process named su-to-root appeared on my system monitor, is my computer owned? How can I be sure, and if this true, how can I rip out the intruder without full system ...
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Should I be using a firewall in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is the firewall disabled by default? I installed both gufw and Firestarter but I'm hesitant to activate one of them because I don't know too much about firewalls in ...
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How do I configure Firestarter to allow NetBIOS name lookups

When Firestarter is running (using default settings), I can't look up names of local Windows shared PCs (nmblookup fails with ERRNO=Operation not permitted). This also means I can't browse the shares ...
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Lubuntu and Firestarter

I've just switched from Ubuntu to Lubuntu and I have installed Firestarter. Is this advised? The reason I ask is because a whole load of Gnome related packages were also installed alongside ...
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firestarter firewall will not start [closed]

After I installed firestarter on 11.10 and started it, it gave me some basic choices to configure the firewall. So I chose eth0 and no DHCP and then started the program. But it showed an error and ...
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Only the first computer can connect to any given VPN network [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 with Firestarter to share the Internet connection. There are some people on the network that need to connect to an external VPN. The problem is that only the first computer ...