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Re: [SLE] Telnet
  • From: "Jerome R. Westrick" <jerry@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 28 May 2004 08:55:39 +0200
  • Message-id: <1085727339.4779.0.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2004-05-28 at 07:07, John Andersen wrote:
> On Thursday 27 May 2004 02:53, Bona Craig wrote:
> > Hi guys, I just got back to linux after a REALLY long
> > excursion in the UNIX world, and everything seems to
> > have changed. Can anyone please tell me how to enable
> > my telnet service again? I remember on redhat there
> > was this "setup" utility
> >
> > Thanks
> > Bona
>
> Like everyone else here says YOU DON'T WANT TO USE
> TELNET, DON'T EVEN INSTALL IT.
>
> (Ok, done shouting).
>
> Chances are that ssh is Already installed. Use Putty
> to connect to your box. Its free.
>
> I can't believe anyone in the Unix world is still recommending
> telnet either.
>
>
I second this. Telnet is dead. It's one of thôose things
that changed during your long excursion....


Jerry


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