On Tuesday 07 September 2010 15:18:26 Josselin Mouette wrote: > No. gnome-user-share does not need root permissions. I use kde. After installing your gnome-user-share it i couldn't find how to start it. I found a configuration window but netstat -l doesn't show anything listening. Also no man page provided -> too complex for me, really. The netcat thing is much easier. At least man nc exists. > Well that’s usually the case when you don’t have root permissions. Long example: i own a box that has no screen and uses ssh. There are many entries in /etc/shadow but only one of the users knows the root password. > Now if you could give a hand in maintaining important packages, like > apache2 and its 90 open bugs, it would help more than packaging your pet > web server which will be of use for at best 2 users. I didn't do the ITP. > Maybe we could increase the distribution quality by requiring anyone > making an ITP to be part of a core package’s maintenance team. You could indeed suggest that, but some people just don't have enough time or skills to be usefull in a core package, and your proposal wouldn't lead to a better maintenance of core packages but just to the dropping of less important packages. Bye -- Salvo Tomaselli
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