Re: FIDO service

From: David Magda (
Date: 08/30/05

Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2005 09:23:08 -0400

"ray_da" <> writes:

> Could someone please explain to me what the FIDO(port 6119 i
> think!!) service in unix/linux derivatives does/is used for??

According to the IANA that port is not officially assigned:

Is there any "fido" package that is installed on your computer that
could need it?

David Magda <dmagda at> 
Because the innovator has for enemies all those who have done well under 
the old conditions, and lukewarm defenders in those who may do well 
under the new. -- Niccolo Machiavelli, _The Prince_, Chapter VI 

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