How to enable UFW – Uncomplicated Firewall in ubuntu

UFW is a firewall for ubuntu users and it is available by default in all Ubuntu installations after 8.04 LTS

To enable UFW in ubuntu open your terminal and type

$ sudo ufw enable

To disable

$ sudo ufw disable


To check the status

$ sudo ufw status

What is GUFW?

Gufw is an easy way to manage your UFW Ubuntu firewall.GUFW is simple GUI for UFW.
To instal GUFW in ubuntu use this command

sudo apt-get install gufw

or
Download Debian installer file for your Ubuntu version from this link

https://launchpad.net/gui-ufw/+download

To configure GUFW

Go to applications-> Internet-> Gufw Firewall Configuration.

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2 Responses

  1. miron says:

    The firewall was activated but still the computer is replying to PING. How can I deactivate PING reply?

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