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Re: fedora 9 live firewall



Eric Penrose wrote:
I find it confusing that the settings on fedora 9 live for firewall are such that we tick the options that we trust such as secure http or http.  If firewall is on anyway, what is the implication of setting these internet options to trust as opposed to leaving firewall on, but without these trust settings when going on line?

For a normal users, you don't need to enable anything on the firewall. The default settings for the firewall permit established connections
(connections where YOU initiated the connection such as a normal web
browse), so you don't need to enable anything in the firewall.

The firewall settings GUI are for INCOMING connection requests.  Unless
you're running a web server and need to allow the outside world to
initiate connections to your server, you don't need to enable those.
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