Re: Comments on security, Re: recover lost root password
On Sunday 09 March 2003 1:46 am, Satish Iyer wrote:
> I am new user of Debian Gnu/Linux. I have
> successfully setup and started using the system (my
> understanding and knowledge grows day by day).
> To my current understanding security seems to be a
> major drawback of gnu/linux systems.(How else can you
> explain such gaping holes?).
Calling this a "gaping hole", as though it were something that should not be
possible, shows a lack of understanding and knowledge. If you had followed
the thread, you would have learned how to close this 'gaping hole', should
you desire it.
> I am also inherently suspicious of anything that goes
> by "free" (Please try to convince me otherwise).
I don't think anyone should waste their time trying to convince you of
anything, except to do your own homework. Start at gnu.org.
> As I see it an adminstrator has his task cut out for
> him to ensure the security and confidentiality of the
Big gaping duh. Show me the magic system where this is not true.
> Gnu/Linux doesn't make things easy in
> this crucial aspect!).
> Is there a gnu/linux community concerned with these
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