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Adobe on Ubuntu 14.10

I want to install Adobe Master Collection CS6 on Ubuntu. I've installed Wine. ( the newest version. What I have allready done: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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ERROR: problem running ufw-init

I tried setting up ufw on my remote Ubuntu 14.04 server so i installed it and allowed ssh with the command sudo ufw allow ssh after that I tried to enable ufw but I get the following error: ...
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How to know the all minimum privileges that software needs?

I am using a VPS as a public proxy, and I have begun to realize that I must make my VPS more secure as I have seen in Securing Public Shadowsocks Server. Shadowsocks is a fast tunnel proxy that helps ...
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Ubuntu / Apache2: I cannot open port 443 [duplicate]

I am trying to install a SSL certificat on my Ubuntu 14 server (using apache 2). For some reason the port 443 appears to be closed I installed and enable ssl /etc/apache2/ports.conf is as ...
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FTP and WWW services don't acknowledge connections

I have Lubuntu 14.04 LTS with vsftpd and the lamp stack (apache2, etc.) installed. Everything works fine on the LAN. Externally, the services don't acknowledge connection attempts. I can see packets ...
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Linux Firewall ala Outpost

Does linux (Ubuntu) have GUI firewall like Outpost. I need it to look out what apps are generate in/oun bound traffic.
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How can I allow ap-hotspot in ufw Ubuntu 14.04?

When ufw is enable android stuck in obtaining ip address and cannot connect to wifi. I try sudo ufw allow dhclient and sudo ufw allow dnsmasq bot both had ERROR: Could not find a profile matching ...
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NFS Client Ports

So I've been trying to get my head around how an NFS client figures out which ports to use, or how to set them. I enabled logging (In iptables on the nfs client) for traffic between the nfs client ...
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loading “explicit” iptables rules on boot or interface up

I'like to load iptables rules on boot or interface going up on Ubuntu. Made a search on StackExchange and other places and looks like the most commonly agreed approach is either use ...
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Ubuntu Server Firewall

First of all I am new to Ubuntu server. I am still trying to understand and learning about how does firewall. I want my firewall like if you fail 3 times it will time out. Is there any body could be ...
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Does Ubuntu come with a firewall? [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu, does it come with a firewall installed or will I have to install one, if so which one is best.
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Firewal for Ubuntu 14.04.1 [duplicate]

Is there a firewall for Ubuntu 14.04.1 that asks for every program that wants to enter or exit?
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Can't connect to PPTP VPN with ufw enabled on Ubuntu 14.04 with kernel 3.18

Suddenly VPN disconnected and can't reconnect no longer on kernel 3.18.1, so I try to install kernel 3.18.2 but my problem still exist. But I can connect to VPN with 3.14 kernel easily. The output of ...
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xbmc / kodi what ports to open on firewall so I can see files via upnp

I'm running xbmc / kodi 14.0 on my ubuntu 14.04 machine and I'm trying to view / watch my files located on my Kodi ubuntu machine from my nexus 7 tablet. I'm using bubbleupnp onmy tablet which can ...
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OpenVPN: Allow access only for local connections (via OpenVPN)

I was recently assigned a task to do set up a secure development environment. I am thinking of doing the following: Use OpenVPN to connect to the server. Use firewall rules to block all incoming ...
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Is this ufw configuration correct?

I have to link my openstack private cloud on a cloud management platform online. The cloud location is on my private ip (192.168.0.9) , i can't use that ip since the platform need a public ip so i ...
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How can I open port 80?

I'm new in Ubuntu, and I'm trying to open port 80. I have already set my router in order to do so, and I also set ufw. Status: active To Action From [ 1] 22/tcp ...
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How to block anything but internet(firefox) from UFW?

I want to use this flash drive only for secure access, to use my banking account and this kinds of stuffs. Which rules should I use? I'm very newbie on ubuntu, and I need your help. This flash drive ...
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How to connect remotely to WD Book Live Duo using nfs?

Connection in local network works perfect. I use nfs://192.168.0.10/nfs to connect locally. If I connect from internet I use static IP: nfs://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/nfs In this case it doesn't work and ...
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Forwarding ports with iptables not working?

I have an ubuntu server (14.04.1) which is asking as a router for my network. It has an internet facing interface, eth0, and a second interface, eth1, for connecting to my 10.0.0.0 network. I am ...
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How to perform detail packet capture on Ubuntu firewall?

I've routed internet traffic of my other systems on this ubuntu linux system where I have configured packet forwarding. but still I am unable to get internet on other systems. Hence I want to ...
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How do I use Juju local with a firewall?

While using ufw (Uncomplicated FireWall) and I noticed that the local juju machines were stuck in a pending state. $ juju status environment: local machines: "0": agent-state: started ...
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dport is not working on iptables command

In terminal I type : iptables -A INPUT --dport 443 -j DROP And it tells me : iptables v1.4.21: unknown option "--dport" what is wrong with --dport?
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ufw rules don't block deluge

I'm trying to keep deluged on my headless Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 from functioning when the server isn't connected to a VPN (I know many threads exist discussing the best way to accomplish that; I'm not ...
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linux gateway / firewall IPtables config

The KVM host is acting as a gateway / firewall for all of the virtual machine's it runs. It has a /26 public IP space configured on LAN interface em1: 1.1.1.1/26 It has a /30 rfc1918 IP configured on ...
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FTP and browser network connection issues in 14.10 Utopic

I have a remotely hosted website. For long I could FTP into it and upload web content, but now when I try, Nautilus tells me after a long waiting time that "oops, something went wrong". Normally I ...
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How to config PORT KNOCKING on CSF ubuntu server and access it by linux?

I'm trying to run port knocking work on a CSF on a small VPS, i setup this: 1 - the result of csf first test ok 2 - TCP_IN = "53,80" TCP_OUT = "53,80,113,443" UDP_IN = "53" UDP_OUT = "53,113,123" ...
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apache2 on ubuntu 14 - localhost works but ip doesn't

I've just installed apache2 on my box, along with php5. I can navigate to "localhost" and it works. But I can't access this webserver from another machine... or even locally using the IP address. ...
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Why is ip forwarding not working in xubuntu 14?

I upgraded my gateway computer from xubuntu 12 to 14 and the computers on my home network lost their internet connection. I found that the upgrade had uninstalled my old firewall, Firestarter, and ...
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Firewall and virus software for Ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

I've only used a window operating systems in my life. I just began using Ubuntu 14.10 about a week ago after my old Windows OS was corrupted. Using Ubuntu 14.10, how does change the firewall ...
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UFW not enabled at startup

I have enabled the UFW in terminal using "sudo ufw enable" ... But, UFW does not appear to start when the computer starts. After the computer starts, I check the status of the UFW using "sudo ufw ...
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iptables and expressing your IP address to the rules dynamically

I've been recently spending my time refining my iptable rules to be a little more robust than Ark linuxs Simple stateful firewall to include defense against some other known and nefarious attacks. One ...
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UFW is blocking all even when I set rules to allow

I am using an ubuntu server, Now I am trying to enable the firewall using these commands: ufw default deny incoming ufw default allow outgoing ufw allow ssh ufw allow www ufw allow https ufw enable ...
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Iptables troubles

I used webwin for iptables management and reset the firewall over webmin (to clear out all the old stuff). I also disabled the feature Activate at book. After that I installed iptables-persistent for ...
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telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Network is unreachable

I am not able to connect to gmail with telnet using any of the ports. I am using this command: telnet smtp.gmail.com 25 and it gives following error: Trying 74.125.68.108... Trying ...
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using ufw to block outgoing traffic to website

I want to block traffic to a specific domain e.g. mysite.com. I tried blocking the ip address of the site but it does not work: ufw deny from 0.0.0.0 to ip_address_of_site I am still able to acess ...
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How do I set up a firewall/iptables using rc.firewall?

I am new to Ubuntu and am having a bit of trouble getting my firewall set up for my Network Security class. We are set up with 3 virtual machines - a Gateway, a Server, and a Client. We are supposed ...
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UFW for OpenVPN

I want to configure ufw (uncomplicated firewall) for OpenVPN. Connections are only allowed through OpenVPN. Everything else should be blocked. So if OpenVPN is disconnected -> no internet! I found ...
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ufw not blocking traffic

I have an apache2.4 webserver, and I am trying to block a malicious subnet using ufw. Here is the UFW setup: $ sudo ufw status verbose Status: active Logging: on (low) Default: deny (incoming), ...
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Whitelist IPs for ufw

I have set some rules in ufw to rate limit connections, as such: -A ufw-user-input -p tcp --dport 25 -m state --state NEW -m recent --set -A ufw-user-input -p tcp --dport 25 -m state --state NEW -m ...
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How do I find which OS layer (iptables, rp_filter, etc) is dropping a packet?

Let's say that I'm running a ping towards a machine and I see from tcpdump that the icmp echo reply is being received at the ethernet port but the ping program is not getting it. So I know that ...
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network bridge not forwarding traffic from span port on router

I want to run several security network tools in LXC containers like ntopng, suricata, snort, etc. I hooked one of my server's NIC's up to a port that is spanned to my firewall... so basically this ...
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I have some questions about Firewall [closed]

So I am pretty new to Linux (With the exception of Android), and being use to the old ways of Windows pretty much all I had to do for Firewall was turn it on and forget about it. However with Ubuntu ...
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Processes in docker cannot connect with ufw enabled

I'm trying to setup a server to use ufw with docker (via dokku.) When ufw is enabled, I cannot open connections from one container to another. When it's disabled, I can connect fine. As an example, I ...
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How can I tease Sonicwall?

In my college, I can't use the web, because they use Sonicwall network firewalls How can I tease it? For I use all websites in my college? Please see the result when I access a website blocked ...
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Can't Connect to Apache2 Server From External Device (in LAN) Nor From External IP?

I forwarded ports 80 and 443 for my apache 2 server. However, if I: try connecting to the server via external IP or try connecting to the server from a local device via my local ip, I cannot gain ...
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Setting up an Ubuntu Server 14.04 Firewall. Can it Protect multiple pc's on a local network?

I am new to Ubuntu firewalls. I would like to setup an Ubuntu Firewall on computer #1 it can be connected wirelessly or by Ethernet. I have another ubuntu server running on computer #2 and windows 7 ...
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How to block parts of a website

I already use the hosts file to get rid of entire domains that are time sinks, but some websites that largely are wastes of time (eg reddit) have useful parts. So I'd like to allow ...
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what could be blocking port 5060 on my ubuntu 14.04?

I have a ubuntu 14.10, and am trying to telnet into it via port 5060 but I keep failing. I always get the message "Connection closed by foreign host". I checked my iptable, it is default policy to ...
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Skype has stopped working on Ubuntu Studio 14.04.1

This is what Skype displays when I try to connect. I've tried reinstalling, but still no fix. When I sign in on my mobile phone it works, so I know it's an issue affecting only the desktop version.