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Re: Installation of Recommends by default on October 1st

On Thu, Aug 02, 2007 at 06:19:37PM +0000, Oleg Verych <for.gmane@flower.upol.cz> wrote:
> 02-08-2007, Mike Hommey:
> > On Thu, Aug 02, 2007 at 10:01:22AM +0200, Pierre Habouzit <madcoder@debian.org> wrote:
> >>   PS: I'm very fond of the apache (to be removed) Recommends. really.
> >>       especially on a notebook, it helps understanding how broken the
> >>       recommends chain is right now.
> >
> > I don't know for your case, but there are packages in debian that can use
> > apache as a file sharing backend. And it's particularly useful on laptops.
> _file_ sharing; another web-like crap?
> The FTP, despite of not being able to follow symlinks, what is the
> problem? That is easily solved by making /home/ftp a symlink to your
> big-file storage.
> I use pure-ftp for sharing. mc, any-web-browser or lftp are OK as
> clients.

Look at gnome-user-share. It uses webdav access and enables the user to
share any directory from nautilus. It is actually convenient for novice


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