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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Setup a network proxy on Ubuntu

With this guide we will see how to set a network proxy on Ubuntu. We have already seen how to setup Mozilla Firefox to use a proxy, how to setup Google Chrome to use a proxy, and how to setup any browser to use a SSH proxy, but by setting a network proxy on Ubuntu, all network applications will automatically use it.

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How to setup a browser to use a SSH proxy

We seen how to setup Mozilla Firefox to use a proxy and how to do the same with Google Chrome, but what if we don’t have a conventional proxy?

If we are lucky to have an intermediate (meaning that it can connect to the target service we want to access) host that accept SSH connections, we can use that SSH connection as proxy.

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