[Techtalk] Re: Why is life without X important? (was: Re: info)
sophie at cats.meow.at
Sun Sep 8 21:00:57 EST 2002
On Sun, Sep/ 8/02 02:46:06PM -0400, caitlynmaire at earthlink.net wrote:
> On Sat, 7 Sep 2002 10:42:08 -0400
> melissa ion kibbe <atomic at morgul.net> wrote:
> > If you love ftp and telnetting then any dweeb with a packet sniffer
> > will just love machines you touch. ;)
> Yep. ssh is the correct answer. ftp and telnet are things I disable.
> Sending passwords across the net in the clear is really foolish
> It could be worse. She could have said rlogin, rsh, rcp, etc...
I use rlogin et al between machines on local networks, simply because it's faster. Not all my machines have enough processing power to encrypt things within a minute.
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