[mythtv-users] Needed services

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Fri Oct 19 18:53:40 UTC 2007

Mitch Gore wrote:

> Whats the deal with fedora turning on all these services by defualt? 
> Seem completely backwards to me.  Have everything but the nessesities on
> with a clean install, then turn things on as you need them. 
> Havent we learned about this thinking with all the security issues out
> there?

I suspect they are trying to appeal to folks who are not capable of
turning up services on their own, such folks seem really happy when they
"just work".

Some distros even start up an MTA, really handy for a spammer who gets
into the box.

You don't have such problems with Gentoo :-)


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