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Re: Assorted arm-buster problems - network configuration



On Friday 05 July 2019 15:23:38 Brian wrote:

> On Fri 05 Jul 2019 at 04:33:42 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > On Thursday 04 July 2019 16:42:11 Brian wrote:
> > > If nobody objects I would like to reword that statement. Many,
> > > many users will have avahi-daemon on their systems; a few won't.
> > > The idea that
> > >
> > >   > Not installing this software in the first place works even
> > >   > better.
> > >
> > > requires clarification.
> >
> > Aha! Took several more hours but I found the SOB screwing my static
> > network!  Soooo....
>
> I was rather hoping someone would clarify why not having avahi-daemon
> in the first place was a good thing in general. Your problem doesn't
> particularly interest me because it is probably something you have
> brought on yourself due to previous actions.
>
> > Here is your Clarification: I used apt to purge avahi-daemon which
> > took nsswitch with it,
>
> I stopped reading there. I am not into fantasy.

Which proves another theorem of mine. Folks with a sheepskin on the 
office wall stop learning, and by your stopping without reading the 
explanation is evidence of that effect. I can lead you to the facts, but 
like the horse refusing to drink when led to water, I'll drop the reins.  
You may, or may not drink the water of knowledge. I can't control that. 

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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