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I just switched from Windows 8 to Ubuntu 13.04. I installed UFW GUI interface for the firewall. In the listening report it shows the something called dhclient and avahi-daemon running in a few ports.

I google both, but could not find a clear answer on if I need them and if not how do I turn them off. The only things I use my home computer for is the internet (Midori browser), steam and arduino.

Any help would be appreciate.

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stop avahi-daemon - to stop the service

cd /etc/init ; touch avahi-daemon.override ; echo "manual" > avahi-daemon.override - to prevent it from initiating on reboot .

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Thank you for the help. –  Ghostfrog May 10 '13 at 4:26

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