• Toaster is a script from a bygone era, when *ix machines were preloaded with tons of ports listening.
  • The goal of the project was to take a variety of *ix systems and reconfigure them to only leave a small number (often just ssh) of them still listening.
  • It's not very useful today; almost all *ix's ship with nothing but ssh (and often, not even that) listening.
  • Download it here if you're curious.
  • The name? The idea was to make a *ix machine more of a simple appliance, like a toaster.

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