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Welcome to LnxFire

LnxFire is a firewall tool for Linux aimed at the small business and home office client. Use the firewall creation wizard to quickly create a basic firewall. Featuring dynamic rule modifiers, pro-active monitoring, reporting, e-mail alerts and auto lock-out for port scanners. Watch and listen to the intruders splat of the firewall. LnxFire requires the GNOME 1.2 libraries.

LnxFire is a branch of Firestarter it was split to change structure and add functionality.


  • Wizard for quick setup.
  • Dynamic rule modifiers for rapid changes.
  • Pro-Active monitoring of hits on blocked ports.
  • Port scanning trigger for automatic lock-out.
  • Audible hits and alerts.
  • Automatic reports on Monday listing all hits.
  • E-Mail alerts on lock-out's.
  • Background color changes based on threat level.
  • Log file viewer.
  • Ability to set log file paths for security.
  • Ability to set rule paths for security.
  • Pam console helper
  • Monitor modem connection.
  • Track system files for intrusion.
  • Alert on startup and timed interval if system files have changed.
  • Lock down computer on intrusion detection and alert administrator.
  • Most features can be selected/un-selected in preferences.

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  • Version 0.2 Goals
    • Kernel 2.4 support.
    • Identify current trends and block.
    • Harden system.
  • Version 0.2 preview is in CVS!
    • Kernel 2.4 support
    • No known bugs




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E-Mail: John Hawk
Updated 04-01-2001 jth
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