From: kevin lyda (kevin at domain suberic.net)
Date: Thu 16 Aug 2001 - 17:19:55 IST
On Wed, Aug 15, 2001 at 06:02:34PM +0100, Paul McDonnell wrote:
> I did not set a GUI up, all command (best way to learn I figured) all
> hardware works I can ping my laptop and vice versa I have got the modem to
> dial once don't ask me how? (one of those things you do and never remember
> what you did) but in reading how to set the network up I have created files
> here there and everywhere and I think the best way would be to reinstall
> Linux and start again the proper way I do not have any friends that know how
> to use Linux but let me tell you if I did they would have killed me by now.
people here are using smoothwall. it's just a different linux
distribution but geared towards creating a firewall (which sounds like
what you want) and to be easily configured via a web based front end.
i've never used it, but maybe someone who has can help you with it?
-- kevin at domain suberic.net simple four line sigs - fork()'ed on 37058400 bandwidth friendly; nice to do. meatspace place: home some admins clueless. http://suberic.net/~kevin --netiquette haiku 2001
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