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Noobie

May I ask about the name of the Computer program available on most systems.

Thank you.

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Please Elaborate

In reply to: Noobie

Are you referring to the Operating System such as Linux, Windows XP or Vista?

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R

In reply to: Please Elaborate

Are there any distributions of Linux that require minimal security configurations.

Is there any literature on the web covering most aspects of Operating System security for either Windows, Linux or both.

Malware, Viruses, etc.

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Are there any distributions of Linux that require minimal se

In reply to: R

Are there any distributions of Linux that require minimal security configurations.

I would have ended that sentence with a question mark but look at all your linux distros. None require a virus scanner. Almost none have the firewall turned on since it's frankly not needed. You will however find Windows users that don't understand how the Linux, UNIX and BSD OS work so they'll look for such and even argue that it must be turned on.

If you take some courses in operating systems, eventually you can understand all this.
Bob

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