The following NEW packages will be installed: apt-get install sugar*

Luke Faraone luke at faraone.cc
Thu Aug 26 14:49:53 BST 2010


On 08/26/2010 09:45 AM, Thomas C Gilliard wrote:
> USR-i386-20100825.iso installed to 8 GB USB with update box checked on 
> install  "use whole disk"
> 
> 
> apt-get install sugar*  08/25/2010 
> 
> The following NEW packages will be installed:
[...]
> sugarplum

From `apt-cache show sugarplum`
>  Sugarplum is an automated spam-poisoner. Its purpose is to feed realistic
>  and enticing, but totally useless or hazardous data to wandering address
>  harvesters such as EmailSiphon, Cherry Picker, etc.  The idea is to so
>  contaminate spammers' databases as to require that they be discarded,
>  or at least that all data retrieved from your site (including actual
>  email addresses) be removed.

This is not what you want to install, and is probably the cause of you
pulling in some odd deps (including apache2).

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