[PC-BSD Testing] VNC installed with fresh install of 9.2

Joe Maloney jpm820 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 28 19:55:13 PDT 2013


On Aug 28, 2013, at 9:54 PM, Joe Maloney <jpm820 at gmail.com> wrote:

> My vote would be leave it in and add a gui option to turn it on.  :)  
> 
> Joe Maloney
> 
> On Aug 28, 2013, at 8:27 PM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
> 
>> You mean x11vnc? I could make it an optional pkg, but I don't really know how it would be a security risk. We don't enable it by default so for somebody to do that they would need access to your system in another way. 
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>> Kris Moore
>> PC-BSD / iXsystems
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>> On Aug 28, 2013, at 6:03 PM, "Jacob . D" <frag-artists at cox.net> wrote:
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>>> First of all this is security hazard, and I think my system was intruded upon, maybe because of this.
>>> 
>>> Could you guys perhaps maybe a be a bit more careful, and let the end user choose this as an option if they please, instead of it being installed by default, as part of the base system?
>>> 
>>> Also can some one please instruct me as to how I can safely remove this component ,since it's part of the "base" meta-package system?
>>> 
>>> Thanks!
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