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Is Running Linux in a VM Private?

I wonder if I run Ubuntu through a virtual machine with Win 10 as the main OS, will it prevent microsoft from spying on my browsing activity? Maybe I should dual boot?

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In reply to: Is Running Linux in a VM Private?

But Microsoft spying is something of a hot topic for many. I think the NSA is a bigger spy by all means. Just look at what happened to Lavasoft. The gear to spy is installed at the ISPs now.

The only possible way to shield such is by running an tight security OS like TAILS.

I use TAILS when I'm traveling.

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In reply to: Nope.

Is it possible to dual boot with tails?

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Only if you want to.

In reply to: Tails

I do so when I need to. My TAILS is currently on a small USB drive. I'm sure you read how it works so it's possible to be pretty shielded in a VM. That won't hide it all as the host OS and what you do there leaks.

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