On Wed, 2005-04-06 at 15:29 +0100, Gavin McCullagh wrote:
> The full release of Hoary is apparently due out today though there's no
> sign. Then they can start work on "Breezy Badger" --- the alliterate
Friday. The release was pushed back to get Gnome 2.10.1 included. Main
is in freeze as of last night.
>> > One thing which did annoy me is the complete lack of an sshd installed
> > or running. I was rather annoyed to have to walk back upstairs and KVM
> > an 'apt-get install openssh-server' before being able to talk to my box
> > over the network. Again, I would anticipate that this will be rectified
> > in later 'server' releases.
>> I certainly hope not. I for one am most pleased by the fact that a
> portscan of a vanilla Ubuntu install reveals absolutely zero open ports.
> As you said, this is a desktop-focussed distro. This is a system I give to
> my parents, girlfriend etc. While I don't want them to ignore security
> patching (I particularly like Hoary's new Upgrade Notifier), I also don't
> want to worry about future remote exploits.
>> There might be some argument to say that the server install should add it I
> suppose but if one is configuring a server, it's hardly a big deal to
> install ssh. Anyway, not every server needs ssh.
This is just Gareth making vague "WAH!" noises because redhat installs
an ssh server by default, while neglecting to mention that it doesn't
just stop at ssh and will happily put things like cups in too. It's safe
to ignore him :)
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