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I too am looking for nftables, but as I understand, with 14.04 we have the 3.13 Kernel, and the 3.13 Kernel is the first version to get Nftables merged into it. Merging does not mean working, it just means the code is to a degree good and can be merged without creating other problems. iptables is still in the 14.04 and on any other distro until nftables ...


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You should be fine using the firewall as is. The only time you should have to add a rule or exception is when you are hosting a resource from your machine such as a web site or an FTP server or some other resource that requires clients to connect to you. In this case you are a client (skype) connecting to a remote resource (Microsoft). The profiles used in ...


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I have found this article, from the Ubuntu Wiki to be helpful! https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DoINeedAFirewall


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Something I do to get around issues like this: a SOCKS5 proxy over ssh. If you've got a linux box outside of the network, you can do something like: nohup ssh -D 8000 -C -N user@host > /dev/null 2>&1 & This will open a secure ssh tunnel to your host, giving you a SOCKS5 proxy on port 8000, and disassociate it with the terminal (so you can ...


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Yes it's perfectly possible. The Linux kernel is great at doing it. But you'll probably need a second network card adapter on the Linux firewall. You can set up a firewall using the iptables package or use one of the various free firewall managers like Shorewall or UFW. or check this review I think this could help you to learn how to setup a firewall on ...


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I also do not have /etc/init.d/ufw and ufw was not auto starting on reboot. But I did this sudo apt-get install iptables-persistent On rebooting I checked with sudo ufw status It showed active, It always used to show inactive in previous reboots and I used to have to do sudo ufw enable I have not installed gufw, I am beginner desktop user, so I ...


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The output you provided actually means that port 5060 is open and nothing is blocking it, because you got Connected to 192.168.0.5. But the connection got terminated by the destination host as soon as it was created, that's why it directly goes to Connection closed by foreign host. This is probably because the program that is listening on that port is ...


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You need to upgrade skype to version 4.3.0.37.


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try these one by one sudo apt-get remove iptables sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install iptables it should work now.


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Credit to kraxor's comment on the original question: You should try reinstalling iptables by executing the following command: sudo apt-get --reinstall install iptables



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