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Re: please deactivate services by default!

2008/9/25 "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" <johannbg hi is>:
> Christoph Höger wrote:
>> 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.
>> 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.
>> 3. isdn: isdn requires configuration and thus should be set to start
>> when that config is actually done.
>> 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.
>> So, now go on and punsh me ;)
> Add sshd cups bluetooth and avahi to the list as well..

sshd -- it's already disabled off of some LiveCDs and I hate this

bluetooth -- this was dismissed last time this thread came up, I
assume nothing has changed.

avahi -- no opinion, not familiar with this

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