Any experience with firewalld?

Andrew McNabb amcnabb at
Tue Aug 28 15:00:12 MDT 2012

On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 02:14:26PM -0600, Levi Pearson wrote:
> Power users have always had a lot of flexibility and configurability.

Not anymore. :)

> Anti
> power user attitude is sometimes just pro novice user attitude
> misinterpreted by upset power users.  You can still install any number of
> window managers or desktop environments that cater to power users, though.
>  And if power users made less noise about how lame and useless new stuff
> was, the people who worked on it might be more willing to listen to them
> with regard to their needs.

Try reporting a GNOME bug and see if you still feel the same way. :)

> In the end, people work on stuff or fund work that they're interested in.
>  Hating on the stuff people are interested in tends to be
> counterproductive.  In the free/open source software world, you can either
> take what you're given with a smile, or you can work to make it more like
> what you want/need, but even if you don't really like it you're still
> getting way more than you paid for.

These days I'm using XFCE with a smile, and I'm hating GNOME on the
side.  It's the best of both worlds.

Andrew McNabb
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