please deactivate services by default!

nodata lsof at
Wed Sep 24 20:32:57 UTC 2008

Am Mittwoch, den 24.09.2008, 22:13 +0200 schrieb Christoph Höger:
> 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.

How will you get emails from logwatch and errors from your cron scripts?

> 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.

This takes no time.

> 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 ;)
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