brymelvin at melvinart.com
Fri Dec 8 16:15:08 UTC 2006
--- claydoh <claydoh at claydoh.com> wrote:
> On Friday 08 December 2006 10:40 am, Bry Melvin
> > Just a thought here: That site is a US govt
> > server witha a heavy load. Kubuntu puts even a
> > load. Watching my firewall one day I found that
> > KDE cd ripper accessed it every time it was
> > How many KDE apps have code in them to check for
> > updates on their own?
> > Is it feasible that KDE is helping cause the
> > does Argonne have a lmit to band with from
> > sections. I found that Argonne was being accessed
> > constantly by my computer for updates several
> times an
> > hour and put blocks in place, changed to another
> > for updates. It seems some KDE apps hit the
> servers on
> > their own based on the language/locale settings.
> > Developers: is that the case?
> > Bryann
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> The cd ripper isn't looking for updates, it is
> looking for cd track
> information via CDDB, and i think it checks for a
> connection when it starts
> up. This action can be turned off in its settings.
> Clay Weber
I don't believe Argonne hosts CDDB
Also it still did that with cddb turned off and
manually hitting CDDB showed a different address in
the firewall. and after blocking Argonne in the
firewall CDDB still worked. Although this could all be
explained by reidrects, It didn;t look that way.
This was in Breezy it may have been changed later. I
After several Glitches with Gnomebaker AND K3b and the
questionable use of Codecs We changed to Commercial CD
software so now we don't have a potential codec
licensing problem. That problem would now be Nero's.
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