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Kyrre Ness Sjobak kyrre at
Mon Nov 15 21:40:32 UTC 2004

man, 15.11.2004 kl. 22.22 skrev Behdad Esfahbod:
> On Mon, 15 Nov 2004, Mike Hearn wrote:
> > Of course, starting services I don't need/want like cups doesn't help
> > either ...
> Now that somebody brought up the issue, this is one of the most
> unattentioned parts of FC IMO.  Fedora Core is easy enough to
> install that anybody with a small knowledge of Linux can simply
> handle it well, but something nobody thinks about after
> installation is to check the running services, mostly because
> many people assume that the right set of services are running.
> But after installing, I've got to go uncheck more than half of
> default services.  For example the Japanese stuff (don't know
> about FC3, but were in older versions), portmap stuff, humm,
> can't remember right now, but there are lot's of services that
> I've never chosen at install time and are just there to slow down
> the boot process, while chances are I never use them at all.
> I agree that if one selects PostgreSQL to be installed, bringing
> it up by default is the better choice, but not many other
> services.  Guess all I'm asking for is some kind of WinXP-like
> "start here" or tips like "configure services you need by running
> system-config-services"... after installation.  No, I'm almost
> sure I'm not asking for more steps in firstboot :-).
> It turned out like too much random thoughts, Sorry,
> --behdad

I *think* most people would be very, very angry if you killed their
ability to print...

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