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Re: Bug#595820: ITP: woof -- A small, simple, stupid webserver to share files

On Wednesday 08 September 2010 09:28:24 Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le mercredi 08 septembre 2010 à 01:33 +0200, Salvo Tomaselli a écrit :
> > 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.
> Have you considered, I don’t know… starting the daemon?
Can you tell me where exactely the following page mentions a daemon or any 
other command i could run?


> Have you considered, I don’t know… looking at the documentation? Manual
> pages are not a useful documentation system for GUI programs, which is
> why many upstreams don’t care about them anymore.
Yes, i also did, of course.

> And you want your users to start random webservers on random TCP ports
> on this box to share their files? Way to go. I’m happy you’re not
> administrating my network.
Maybe the server is not on internet...

> This would already reduce the load on the FTP, release and security
> teams, and allow their members to do more useful things.
And would lead many people to choose other distributions that offer more than 
merely core packages.


Salvo Tomaselli

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