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Re: please deactivate services by default!



2008/9/24 Christoph Höger <choeger cs tu-berlin de>:
> Hi,
>
> I have some services found being activated by default that should be
> removed for the following reasons:
>
> 1. sendmail: starts way too slow, is not usefull for any normal desktop
> user I know. Making it usefull requires configuration so I assume
> wohever uses that service _can_ activate it.

Agreed

> 2. ip6tables: I do not know of any provider actually working with ipv6.
> So I assume the mass of all users do not need it.

Agreed -- but should be auto done based on packages chosen on install

> 3. isdn: isdn requires configuration and thus should be set to start
> when that config is actually done.

Agreed

> 4. setroubleshootd: That service also takes long to boot, but its quite
> usefull. I wonder if one could make auditd start setroubleshootd when
> required - having two daemons working on base of the same informations
> seems not very clever.

We need setroubleshootd

> So, now go on and punsh me ;)

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