Does Calculate have a preset ‘firewall’ running automatically on install? Something basic?
The primary area that gets me when dealing with internet is ‘networking’ Firewall setup.
I was looking for a simple ‘tool’ and apparently all the ‘simple’ GUI’s are removed from Gentoo.
No more Firestarter apparently from a few years ago.
I have installed all there was which is fwbuilder. It refuses to install the very basic firewall I
Any suggestions? What’s missing? It refuses with a fail message. I’ve given it my ‘user’ and password.
I tried the user login password and even ‘root’.
Of course if there’s a simpler tool, then I’d prefer it. I do not find this tool intuitive ‘unless’ you’re someone familiar with networking which I’m not.
My setup is very simple and I keep it that way because I don’t understand the networking stuff.
I have a basic wireless setup. Actually my preconfigured DD-WRT router used for VPN, necessary or I’d
not be able to do a thing with the internet in CHINA is supposed to have a ‘firewall’ built into it and
Still, it’s basic and I won’t even ‘mess’ with trying to set iptables myself. I need someting simple and
would rather not install KDE or most of it in Xfce just to get a simple GUI to setup a basic firewall.
Looking forward to some suggestions. Yes, Running CLDX. I’m an Xfce user. Have been for years back before KD3 became KD4.
If anyone knows how to ‘make’ the unintuitive fwbuilder install it’s script then that’ll do. Please post very explicit step by step instructions though…
Thank you in advance if anyone can help out with that.
(A non networking question. Why are all other Gentoo Overlays not even searchable with eix-remote update? Does this require me to change profile to see what’s in them with eix?)