Ubuntu - Enable/disable firewall

In this article we will show an easy way to Enable/Disable the firewall utility in Ubuntu.

How to enable or disable the firewall

Open a terminal and type:

sudo ufw disable

to disable it.

To enable it:

sudo ufw enable

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