Diffstat (limited to 'iptables.8.in')
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/iptables.8.in b/iptables.8.in
index 9904c48d..8ebedb82 100644
@@ -55,7 +55,7 @@ a `target', which may be a jump to a user-defined chain in the same
-A firewall rule specifies criteria for a packet, and a target. If the
+A firewall rule specifies criteria for a packet and a target. If the
packet does not match, the next rule in the chain is the examined; if
it does match, then the next rule is specified by the value of the
target, which can be the name of a user-defined chain or one of the
@@ -155,9 +155,9 @@ The options that are recognized by
can be divided into several different groups.
-These options specify the specific action to perform. Only one of them
-can be specified on the command line unless otherwise specified
-below. For all the long versions of the command and option names, you
+These options specify the desired action to perform. Only one of them
+can be specified on the command line unless otherwise stated
+below. For long versions of the command and option names, you
need to use only enough letters to ensure that
can differentiate it from all other options.
@@ -188,7 +188,7 @@ fail. Rules are numbered starting at 1.
.BR "-L, --list " "[\fIchain\fP]"
List all rules in the selected chain. If no chain is selected, all
-chains are listed. As every other iptables command, it applies to the
+chains are listed. Like every other iptables command, it applies to the
specified table (filter is the default), so NAT rules get listed by
iptables -t nat -n -L