Plasma Firewall on KDE Review

Tomaz Canabrava tcanabrava at
Mon Jan 25 19:07:18 GMT 2021


Yes, this inherited the base code from nx-firewall.
I'll see how easy is to implement this on the current codebase without
missing deadline for plasma 21.


On Fri, Jan 22, 2021 at 11:54 PM Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at>

> Tomaz Canabrava wrote:
> > Please review the code and test.
> Unfortunately, this appears to have inherited the usability issues from
> nx-firewall:
> and a new one comes up with the added support for firewalld:
> IMHO, support for application profiles (#14) is essential for a usable
> firewall UI. (IMHO, it is the absolute minimum. For firewalld, you also
> need
> to handle the concept of zones sooner or later, see #16.)
> A simpler way to create simple rules (only setting the incoming port,
> without needing the advanced settings) (#15) would also be helpful, though
> you may be able to get away without it if you address #14.
>         Kevin Kofler
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