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janis.briedis
May 26th, 2011, 11:42 AM
Hello, Ubuntu world,

can anyone advise the best practice of installing and setting
the iptables on U 8.04 LTS? currently iptables is not installed
nor as package nor included as kernel module.

with best,
Janis Briedis

zvacet
May 26th, 2011, 10:52 PM
If you use desktop version then it is time to upgrade,because Hardy desktop is not supported any more.Yopu have iptables installed but if you want to make changes try ufw.Also,under synaptic>repositories check all under ubuntu software (except source and CD rom) and first two under updates tab.Reload.Nopw you should be able to install any packages releted to iptables and ufw.

janis.briedis
May 30th, 2011, 02:02 PM
Hello, zvacet,
thank you for the reply / advice, but I am using the server version wo gui.
wbr,
Janis Briedis

Frogs Hair
May 30th, 2011, 03:45 PM
This may be useful. https://help.ubuntu.com/8.04/serverguide/C/firewall.html

zvacet
May 31st, 2011, 09:17 AM
@ janis.briedis

UFW is not GUI application.See this. (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UFW)