SSH server

Derek Broughton news at
Thu Aug 9 23:17:11 UTC 2007

Harald Weis wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 09, 2007 at 04:19:44PM -0300, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> As for why it isn't in the base system, that's simple.  Servers don't
>> belong
>> on a base desktop system :-)  You need to know what you're doing when you
>> install any server, so they're generally left to the user to install. 
>> The
>> average desktop user doesn't need sshd running.  Of course the average
> No, but the administrator of the ''average desktop user'' does need it,
> doesn't he ?
> Thanks to everybody.
> I'll try to find the package and install it.
> I hope it will be as easy as on FreeBSD :-)

Absolutely.  But the intent, aiui, is to try to keep servers, in general,
off the default install, so that new users have no exposures to the outside

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