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  1. #1
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    Security

    Is Ubuntu more secure than windows 7?

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    Re: Security

    In the default install, yes.

    Most Windows machines are better off when connected to the internet via a dinky little Linux router.

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    Re: Security

    Moved to recurring discussions.

    You are asking that question on a Linux forum, what do you expect ?

    Ask on other forums and you will get other opinions.

    Do a google search and find out for yourself.
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    Re: Security

    No.
    Code:
    while true; do echo -n "RiceMonster "; done
    Best thread ever

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    Re: Security

    Quote Originally Posted by oldos2er View Post
    What's with all the drive-by posts?
    +1
    looks like someone is going through the exercises in the Linux chapter of "Trolling for Dummies"

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    Re: Security

    Yes.

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    Re: Security

    Quote Originally Posted by koenn View Post
    +1
    looks like someone is going through the exercises in the Linux chapter of "Trolling for Dummies"
    xD
    Nothing witty here. =(

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    Re: Security

    Only if the user knows that "free" smileys are to be avoided.
    Jonathan Rothwell
    (Still waiting for my cheque from $CORPORATION for shilling)
    HTML5 is not a drop-in replacement for Flash. This does not mean that Flash is A Good Thing.

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    Re: Security

    Quote Originally Posted by bodhi.zazen View Post
    moved to recurring discussions.

    You are asking that question on a linux forum, what do you expect ?

    Ask on other forums and you will get other opinions.

    Do a google search and find out for yourself.
    +1
    The above post definitely does not contain any sarcasm at all.

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