Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 7th Apr 2010 22:17 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes "Joanna Rutkowska, a security researcher known for her work on virtualization security and low-level rootkits, has released a new open-source operating system meant to provide isolation of the OS's components for better security. The OS, called Qubes, is based on Xen, X and Linux and is in a basic, alpha stage right now. Qubes relies on virtualization to separate applications running on the OS and also places many of the system-level components in sandboxes to prevent them from affecting each other."
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Comment by Nitrodist
by Nitrodist on Fri 9th Apr 2010 03:24 UTC
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2010-04-09

I wonder why they have chosen Fedora as their base install. I would have assumed they would have opted for Debian stable or OpenBSD.

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RE: Comment by Nitrodist
by Lazarus on Fri 9th Apr 2010 21:51 in reply to "Comment by Nitrodist"
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2005-08-10

I wonder why they have chosen Fedora as their base install. I would have assumed they would have opted for Debian stable or OpenBSD.


I've no idea about Debian, but OpenBSD in no way supports Xen, certainly not as a Dom0.

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