Install and configure a firewall on Ubuntu

Laptops, smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, etc. … in the current era we hardly find an electronic device that isn’t connected to the Internet. It is very practical to have the full power of the Net at our fingertips, but unfortunately it is not without risks as the threat of being hacked is a real threat.

One of the best ways to mitigate this risk is to install and configure a firewall. Let see how to do it on Ubuntu.

Install and configure a firewall on Ubuntu

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Format an USB pen drive on Linux

Do you want to format an USB pen drive on Linux, but you do not know how to do it? GParted is the solution.

Format an USB pen drive on Linux is highly recommended because it offers several benefits:

  • it will erase all previous data – important if you stored sensitive data (that you don’t longer need);
  • it allow you to choose a file system that better suit your need;
  • it can reduce the file fragmentation on the disk and therefore improve the performances of the pen drive (this requires to copy the files elsewhere first and copy them back after the format).

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