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  1. Re: "ping: sendmsg: Operation not permitted" after setting UFW to deny out || 20.04

    The command is not working


    $ sudo ufw allow out proto echo-request
    [sudo] password for <snip>:
    ERROR: Need 'to' or 'from' clause
  2. Re: "ping: sendmsg: Operation not permitted" after setting UFW to deny out || 20.04

    @TheCog
    Sorry for the late reply. I didn't receive any email notification for your replies. First the thread visit count of thread stopped working & now the email notifications have stopped. People...
  3. Re: "ping: sendmsg: Operation not permitted" after setting UFW to deny out || 20.04

    I am using ufw. I have never installed the GUI gufw coz during all these years all I did was


    sudo ufw default deny
    sudo systemctl start ufw
    sudo systemctl enable ufw

    I don't need any open...
  4. Re: "ping: sendmsg: Operation not permitted" after setting UFW to deny out || 20.04

    @The Cog

    I am facing an issue. After using


    iptables -A OUTPUT -p icmp --icmp-type 8 -j ACCEPT

    I am able to ping but as soon as I reboot I am again getting
  5. Re: "ping: sendmsg: Operation not permitted" after setting UFW to deny out || 20.04

    It worked. That really helped. Thanks a lot.

    Is there a way to take a backup of ufw configuration so that if I reinstall Lubuntu I can restore my current config ?
  6. "ping: sendmsg: Operation not permitted" after setting UFW to deny out || 20.04

    Hi,
    I have always used ufw with deny all in & allow all out. Yesterday for the first time I had set ufw to deny all out. I have added outgoing ports one by one as per my needs. Now I can browse the...
  7. [lubuntu] Has anyone here installed the Hardened Kernel under Ubuntu ?

    I wanted to know how Arch feels so I used it for 6- months but now I am back home.

    Under Arch I found the kernel called Hardened Kernel. I was using this kernel the whole time.
    ...
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    Re: IRC Discussion

    If I want to try a different distro other than Ubuntu the first thing I do I login in to Freenode and visit that distro's IRC channel. I do this to check 2 things, firstly how many users are present...
  9. Re: Loss of bluetooth signal while using WiFi

    @chili555
    Followed all those tweaks but no improvement. I did some research about bluetooth & I have decided to buy this instead of a usb dongle.
  10. Re: Loss of bluetooth signal while using WiFi

    Okay I will definitely try channel 11 but there is one point I must mention & I am eager to hear what you have to say. I usually connect my bluetooth headphone with my PC only.
    Today just to make...
  11. Re: Loss of bluetooth signal while using WiFi

    @chili555
    Do you have any ideas ?
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    Re: Is using Bluetooth bad for security ?

    BT can be disabled under Linux.

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    Re: Is using Bluetooth bad for security ?

    Yes I do check my router to see what devices are connected. I didn't learn this technique by reading any article. I just guessed it myself.
    There is absolutely no open ports on my home network. No...
  14. How bad is this thing called RotaJakiro for desktop users ?

    There are no open ports in my Linux system. No ssh, absolutely no listening services. How bad is this thing called RotaJakiro for desktop users ?

    Honestly I am very depressed after reading this...
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    Re: Is using Bluetooth bad for security ?

    @scorp123 / @TheFu

    (1) UFW is enabled
    (2) I check for updates everyday & install them asap.
    (3) I run all network facing apps like Firefox, Claws-Mail, Hexchat inside firejail.

    Is that...
  16. Re: Loss of bluetooth signal while using WiFi

    @hk42
    I have tried all the USB ports but the interference didn't stop.

    @chili555

    My router supports 2.4 GHz only . No 5Ghz band. Please visit this page & read the specs.

    I am attaching a...
  17. Loss of bluetooth signal while using WiFi

    I use bluetooth to connect my headphone. I rarely transfer any files. While using my bluetooth headphone if I listen to a song which is stored locally on my hard drive there is no problem but if...
  18. Re: [Security Discussion] When will Ubuntu start using NFTABLES instead of IPTABLES ?

    I found this >> https://ungleich.ch/en-us/cms/blog/2018/08/18/iptables-vs-nftables/
    So NFTABLES is easier to use in comparison to IPTABLES. IPTABLES despite being old is no less secure. In that case...
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    Re: Is using Bluetooth bad for security ?

    @scorp123
    I am using Bluetooth under a Desktop so I am using bluetooth at home only. When I am not using my bluetooth I disable it, I started doing this because of fear of getting hacked.
    You...
  20. Re: [Security Discussion] When will Ubuntu start using NFTABLES instead of IPTABLES ?

    Thanks mikewhatever. Now I am eager to know in what ways NFTABLES better than IPTABLES. If you know the answer please reply.
    I am waiting for a LTS release which will NFTABLES by default.
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    Is using Bluetooth bad for security ?

    I rarely transfer files using bluetooth but I use my bluetooth headphone when I am using my PC during the night.

    The web is full of articles which say bluetooth is very insecure. Example >> Click...
  22. Is it true that BSD is more secure than Linux ? Looking for an unbiased opinion

    I have read discussions on the web about this topic. Some people agree while others don't.

    What is your opinion about this ?

    There are 2 BSD OSs which have their primary focus on security...
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    Re: Private search engine comparison

    In that case I will just keep using Startpage. Which search engine do you use yourself ? Do you use SearX ?
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    Re: Private search engine comparison

    Didn't know about SearX. From the same article I linked they say :



    I don't why they say its for "advanced users". I will just use it & try to find that myself.

    Edit : The site is down...
  25. Re: Browser extensions can be harmful ... Be careful

    I am no longer using Brave. I used it for like 2 months. The only reason I used Brave is to browse Youtube while logged in so that I get notifications for new videos that I have subscribed for. The...
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