All operating systems need secured at some point, even open source operating systems. Securing your operating system can be very easy and beneficial as well. In Ubuntu Linux, as with all operating systems, it is recommended that you use a firewall or at least IP tables, as with the case with Linux distributions. However, there are other steps that also need to be taken to secure your system before you consider setting up a firewall.
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