SSH server

Harald Weis hawei at
Fri Aug 10 20:27:14 UTC 2007

On Fri, Aug 10, 2007 at 11:48:49AM +0200, Denis Witt wrote:
> Rashkae schrieb:
> >>> average desktop user doesn't need sshd running.  Of course the average
> >>> linux geek can't get by without it :-)
> >> sshd on my desktop? why? it's my desktop i use to connect to my servers 
> >> using ssh which is in the base system.
> > You got it arse backwards,, your server needs sshd,, your desktop needs 
> > ssh, which *is* installed in the base system by default.
> That's exactly what i wanted to say. sshd is on my servers. So i don't 
> need it on my desktop.
Our Ubuntu desktop is safely behind my (rock-solid) firewall. I need sshd
because I don't want to disturb the Ubuntu user for interventions I can
simply execute from here.
As it is so easy to install sshd, I perfectly agree with Ubuntu's
philosophy not to install the server on the desktop edition, and
feel myself now very happy indeed.

FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE-p2 #0: Tue Feb 27 22:56:09 UTC 2007

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