ZeroConf in Ubuntu Edgy

Dennis Kaarsemaker dennis at
Mon Jul 3 13:09:10 BST 2006

On ma, 2006-07-03 at 23:04 +1200, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote:

> Music sharing is off by default in iTunes, and can also be blocked for 
> all users in the administrator-only firewall prefs. So all those music 
> collections are from people who explicitly chose to share them.

Odd, I asked a few of them and some could not remember enabling it.
Might be their memory though

> > I would suggest not to make Ubuntu this open by default...
> Why? Because revealing the existence of Ubuntu machines in the building 
> is bad, sharing music voluntarily is bad, or some other reason?

Revealing Ubuntu would be nice, but you don't reveal Ubuntu. You reveal
services. And you open an extra port to reveal them.
Dennis K.

Time is an illusion, lunchtime doubly so.
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