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How To Add a GUI for Your Ubuntu Firewall (And Why You Should)
Linux is considered the most secure operating system on the planet. But you might be surprised to find out that Ubuntu doesn't ship with the firewall enabled or a simple-to-use GUI installed. Let's fix that.
Ubuntu is one of the most user-friendly Linux distributions on the market. It's also one of the most widely used open-source operating systems (OS). And given that Linux is often considered the most secure operating system available, it's a bit baffling why the OS doesn't default to enabling the firewall, and include a GUI tool to make using the firewall something that even new users can take care of.
Fortunately, there's a straightforward GUI application you can install to make enabling and working with Uncomplicated Firewall a very simple endeavor. The only caveat is the installation of the GUI requires you to run a single command.
I will walk you through the installation of the UFW GUI and how to use it.