This has been brought up a few times over the past few years and nothing ever becomes of it.

Although I'm all for trying again as it is/was a fantastic idea that aloud someone with no idea like myself to setup a complete working firewall.

On 28 October 2012 20:10, Bret Busby <bret.busby@gmail.com> wrote:
On 28/10/2012, J.O. Aho <trizt@iname.com> wrote:
> On 28/10/12 06:14, Bret Busby wrote:
>> On 28/10/2012, Robert M. Riches Jr. <rm.riches@jacob21819.net> wrote:
>
>>> I suggest you swap and use iptables. Firestarter has been dead and
>>> unmaintained for years.
>
> David, Firestarter does use iptables, it's true that it's been
> maintained for years and Tomas been missing for long time, but still I
> think the Ubuntians makes some updates to make the GUI to build and
> change the blocked ip-ranges. This keeps it to work as it is, no new
> features or so, but it's a "simple" iptables rule write for those who
> don't have the skill to make their own rules.
>
>

What is the prospect of someone sufficiently capable (I know that I am
not capable), taking over the project, so as to revive  Firestarter?


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