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README

===============================================================================

   				   TuxFrw
 				   ------

		 The ultimate Linux firewall automation tool.

===============================================================================

TuxFrw is a complete firewall automation tool for GNU/Linux.

Currently, TuxFrw consists of script  files  created  to  ease  the  way  Linux
IPTables firewall rules are configured. With TuxFrw, an user can configure  his
own Linux / Netfilter based network firewall, simply passing  some  IP  address
numbers and other services utilization policies. Start  with  a  default  basic
firewall, then streamline it further using your skills allied  with  the  power
of TuxFrw modularity. TuxFrw is  the  ultimate  IPTables-based  firewall  tool,
taking full advantage of this great Linux firewall framework.

Although its functionallity is not so wide, our intention is to enhance  TuxFrw
in such a way that leads it into a real complete network firewall tool.

Visit TuxFrw home page and get its latest version at
 <http://tuxfrw.linuxinfo.com.br/>


Requirements
============

- Linux kernel version 3.x (or higher) with NetFilter support;
- IPTables version 1.4.x (or higher)


Installation
============

Read the INSTALL file for installation instructions.


Usage
=====

Read the "TuxFrw Manual" to get help using TuxFrw.


Authors
=======

	"The TuxFrw Team"
	-----------------
   	- Marcelo Gondim <gondim@linuxinfo.com.br>
        - many other contributors (acknowledged in the CREDITS file).


Contact Information
===================

Send bug reports, patches, feature requests etc. to any of the  authors  listed
on the AUTHORS file, or directly to the principal  maintainer,  Marcelo  Gondim
<gondim@linuxinfo.com.br>.


Legal Information
==================

TuxFrw is released under the GPL. See the LICENSE file  for  more  information.

TuxFrw is free software; you can redistribute it and/or  modify  it  under  the
terms of the GNU General Public License  as  published  by  the  Free  Software
Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or  (at  your  option)  any  later
version.

TuxFrw is distributed in the hope that it  will  be  useful,  but  WITHOUT  ANY
WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or  FITNESS  FOR
A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. (Basicially, if you get hacked, don't come crying to us.)
See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public  License  along  with 
TuxFrw; if not, write to :

Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA
02111-1307
USA


Some final considerations
=========================

This project is recommended for any one  who  has  elementary  knowledge  about
networking,  TCP/IP,  packet  filtering,  IPTables  and  also  some  additional
knowledge concerning Linux administration. It can  be  great  for  students  of
areas related to computer networks information security.

---

We will be happy if you liked this project, even more if  you can  help  us  on
its development and enhancement, with any contribution efforts.  Bug-fixes  and
suggestions for new TuxFrw versions can be sent to any of  the  persons  listed
on the AUTHORS file.

Thanks for the attention!

	-- The TuxFrw Team