Linux security defined

Wednesday, 29 June 2005, 3:47 AM EST

The Linux operating system has become today one of the most solid operating systems out there. It is easy to install, has very powerful capabilities, runs pretty fast on low-spec hardware, and rarely crashes. The system has a few bugs, and its widespread support from a cast of thousands ensures that any remaining bugs get fixed as soon as they are discovered. A system running Linux is highly versatile and can be made as secure as a system running UNIX.

By firstbase at Core Hackers.

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