Locking down Ubuntu

Tuesday, 5 December 2006, 10:25 AM EST

Security is an important issue in computing. Unfortunately, many computers allow a cracker to gain access to them and retrieve sensitive information, or just make life hard.

This article will review the basics in general security and explain how to apply it to two Linux distributions - Ubuntu and Kubuntu.

At Linux Forums.

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