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[ale] Need a better Linux distro
- Subject: [ale] Need a better Linux distro
- From: pizza at shaftnet.org (Solomon Peachy)
- Date: Sun, 31 May 2020 09:04:17 -0400
- In-reply-to: <[email protected]>
- References: <[email protected]>
On Sat, May 30, 2020 at 08:56:11AM -0400, Leam Hall via Ale wrote:
> I can't remember what I was doing this morning, but I look at the installed
> packages on my CentOS 7 box. I was surprised, and very dismayed, that a few
> dozen rpms came from a repo in the former Eastern Bloc.
It's not entirely clear what you are saying -- was your system was breached?
Do you know the attack vector? How would a different distro have fared
_every_ distro has vulnerabilities; that's why you must routinely apply
the various updates the distro supplies. If the vulerability was due
to software or configuration not supplied/managed by the distro, then
the underlying distro probably wouldn't have mattered.
You have to decide if "tinkering" is just a means to an end, or the
entire point, of this system of yours -- Because your time isn't free or
Solomon Peachy pizza at shaftnet dot org (email&xmpp)
@pizza:shaftnet dot org (matrix)
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