ZeroConf in Ubuntu Edgy

Patrick McFarland diablod3 at
Tue Jul 4 02:15:44 BST 2006

On Monday 03 July 2006 21:02, Peter Whittaker wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-04-07 at 00:23 +0200, Tobias Wolf wrote:
> > how many users still have zero open ports one year after installing
> > Ubuntu?
> Me, for one. Plus all other users who use their Ubuntu machines for
> office work and email.
> I don't run a web server or an email server, and I suspect most people
> won't (I don't mean most linuxphiliacs, I mean most people - the same
> ones who aren't running servers under Windows or MacOS either).
> Oh, OK, on those rare occasions I use IRC, I have ports open.

Except you don't need ports open for that. You only need ports open if you 
receive a dcc.

> pww

Patrick McFarland ||
"Computer games don't affect kids; I mean if Pac-Man affected us as kids,
we'd all be running around in darkened rooms, munching magic pills and
listening to repetitive electronic music." -- Kristian Wilson, Nintendo,
Inc, 1989

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