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Re: Debians security features in comparison to Ubuntu

On Sat, May 17, 2014 at 11:18 PM, Reid Sutherland <reid@vianet.ca> wrote:
>>> That's a good list of all the currently fashionable "security"
>>> features for Linux. Some of the items in the list are meaningful,
>>> some are not. Most might be if you know what you are doing with them.
>>> None of the meaningful items in that list are unavailable on Debian,
>>> and the defaults are reasonably secure in Debian.
>> The problem is, that Debian lacks a page similar to:
>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Features
>> As you can see, that https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Features page
>> looks impressive to new users. I guess Debian is losing a few users to
>> Ubuntu, because Debian does not have such a page.
> Again, Debian is not in the business of handholding new Linux users, nor should it be.  Debian is a foundation for targeted systems.

Just for the record,


Yeah, I missed that at first, too. Sorry.

Joel Rees

Be careful where you see conspiracy.
Look first in your own heart.

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