2008/10/27 seth vidal <skvidal(a)fedoraproject.org>:
> Just disable the firewall (service iptables stop)? That's
what I do
> anyway. IMNSHO, these days the firewall is a relic from the 1990's era.
> It breaks at least mDNS (e.g. .local name resolution), gnome-user-share,
> banshee/rhythmbox etc. music sharing. I also think we should also
> disable the firewall for the desktop spin.
That's outrageously dangerous.
Please tell us why then. I also disable the firewall services since I
don't have any TCP servers listening to the outside world.