Firewall blocking desktop features

Heiko Adams ml at
Tue Sep 10 20:58:55 UTC 2013

Am 10.09.2013 22:07, schrieb Peter Oliver:
> Empathy's "People Nearby" feature doesn't work out of the box because
> the required ports are blocked by default by the firewall
> (  It's a similar
> story with Gnome's "Media Sharing" feature, and I'm sure there are lots
> of other examples.
AFAIR the samba client port is also blocked by default which makes it
impossible to share files with windows machines.

Heiko Adams

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