Linked by Amjith Ramanujam on Sat 19th Jul 2008 19:01 UTC, submitted by cypress
Linux Linux and UNIX-like operating systems in general are regarded as being more secure for the common user, in contrast with operating systems that have "Windows" as part of their name. Why is that? When entering a dispute on the subject with a Windows user, the most common argument he tries to feed me is that Windows is more widespread, and therefore, more vulnerable. Apart from amusing myths like "Linux is only for servers" or "does it have a word processor?", the issue of Linux desktop security is still seriously misunderstood.
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Whats That There
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Yeah, your Linux Boxes.

Do they say Starting Windows
when you turn them on ?
Your post shows complete ignorance of Linux and especially Sudo.

Sudo will ask for a password when you enter the first command. Then it will stay active, ONLY in that instance. If you want another Sudo instance, you need to type in the password.

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