Tag: firewall

How to disable the UFW firewall in Linux

If you’re not happy with the UFW firewall on your Linux PC and want to uninstall it but don’t know where to start, it’s understandable. For as good as this firewall is, no mainstream Linux OS goes over how to use it.  In this guide, we’ll go over how you can shut off and even […]

How Do I Open a Port on Windows Firewall?

Firewalls are there to protect you from threats on the internet (both traffic from the internet and from local applications trying to gain access when they shouldn’t). Sometimes, though, you’ll want to allow otherwise restricted traffic through your firewall. To do so, you’ll have to open a port. When a device connects to another device […]

How to set up a firewall on Ubuntu

Ubuntu Linux, like many Linux distributions, does not have a firewall set up by default. Too many new users, this might sound a bit weird, as the Linux platform has the perception of having superior security to that of Windows and Mac. The truth is that Ubuntu, for most users, may not need a firewall. […]