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Re: services installed and running "out of the box"

Quoting Matt Zimmerman (mdz@debian.org):
> On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 09:54:05PM +0100, Dale Amon wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 03:59:28PM -0400, Noah L. Meyerhans wrote:
> > > For starters, I think portmap, rpc.statd, and inetd should not run by
> > > default.  Not running a mail server (or perhaps only running one on the
> > > loopback interface) would be nice, too.
> > 
> > It can be damnably difficult to dump the web server... I've ended
> > up downloading dhttpd and then removing links or changing the
> > init.d/dhttpd file name.
> What is so difficult?  No web server is installed by default.  If you don't
> want one, don't install one.

The problem is that I want to read my documentation with a browser.

~# apt-get remove thttpd
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
The following packages will be REMOVED:
  dwww info2www thttpd 
0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 3 to remove and 0  not upgraded.
Need to get 0B of archives. After unpacking 786kB will be freed.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] n
~# logout
~$ netstat -a
Active Internet connections (servers and established)
Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address           Foreign Address         State
tcp        0      0 *:www                   *:*                     LISTEN

Where does one go from here?


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