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    Sticky: [ubuntu] Re: Do I need a Firewall for Ubuntu?

    No I'm not missing your point. Yes, somebody who was truly skilled could probably get in no matter what you tried, especially since the US military can't seem to keep the bad guys out. But those...
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    Sticky: [ubuntu] Re: Do I need a Firewall for Ubuntu?

    Every security measure seems a bit paranoid until you get owned for not implementing it.

    So really what you need to ask is, what's more valuable: The time to set up decent security, or the value...
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    Sticky: [ubuntu] Re: Do I need a Firewall for Ubuntu?

    In IPV4 the mac address is local network only. The MAC address isn't mapped to anything in a normal IPV4 packet.

    In IPV6 the original spec used the mac address because the IPV6 address space is...
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    Sticky: [ubuntu] Re: Do I need a Firewall for Ubuntu?

    +1 for putting the first post on the official Ubuntu documentation. It's easy to read, it uses references with really good names and doesn't contain any extraneous information.

    I don't think I've...
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