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Re: secure installation

On Thu, Aug 16, 2007 at 07:45:06PM +0200, Michel Messerschmidt wrote:
> up your computer quite a bit. For example just the additional selection 
> of KDE gets you a running avahi daemon.

but that's the responsibility of the respective mainainer(s)

> Inexperienced users may not even notice that they put their system at a
> risk.
> It's certainly a bad idea to force something onto users they may not 
> understand. 

exactly, so don't force a firewall on them! 

> But if a user installs a debian package that lowers his systems security 
> there should be a big warning in the installer.

agree, something like debconf:

Are you shure you want this service running?
This opens port bla on your network interface!

            <NO>      <yes>



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