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Firewall Builder: A firewall configuration GUI

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Have you ever wanted to configure a personal firewall for your GNU/Linux box, but were scared of the complexity of iptables? Well, I might not be able to make you a security expert, but I can show you a tool that will help you to configure your personal firewall the easy way. The secret? Firewall Builder (also known as fwbuilder for short).

Firewall Builder is a graphical user interface (GUI) that allows you to configure a number of firewall engines in many different environments. As of version 2.0.9 it supports these firewall softwares:
FWSM
ipfilter
ipfw
iptables
PF
PIX

and these environments:
FreeBSD
Cisco FWSM
Linksys/Sveasoft
GNU/Linux (kernel 2.4 and 2.6)
MacOS X
OpenBSD
Cisco PIX
Solaris

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