Firestarter (firewall)

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Screenshot of the Firestarter window
Screenshot of the Firestarter window
Developer(s) Firestarter developers
Stable release 1.0.3 (January 29, 2005) [±]
Preview release None (None) [±]
Repository Edit this at Wikidata
Operating system Linux
Type firewall
License GNU General Public License

Firestarter is a personal firewall tool that uses the Netfilter (iptables/ipchains) system built into the Linux kernel. It has the ability to control both inbound and outbound connections. Firestarter provides a graphical interface for configuring firewall rules and settings. It provides real-time monitoring of all network traffic for the system. Firestarter also provides facilities for port forwarding, internet connection sharing and DHCP service.

Firestarter is free and open-source software and uses GUI widgets from GTK+.

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