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Re: Linux Distribution Recomendation
From: "lucian" <security () inetsoft ro>
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2004 19:34:13 +0200

Hi!

I realy am a newbie in Linux. A friend of mine, some time ago,  recommended
me and help me to install Gentoo. Since then I use it without any problem
regarding staying updated against the security holes. Also software
instalationand and updates it is easy to handle especialy for a new comer in
the linux world. It realy is a good linux distribution.

Cheers!
Lucian

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brian Shaw" <bshaw () vsvinc com>
To: "Kareem Mahgoub" <kareem () thewayout net>;
<security-basics () securityfocus com>
Cc: <security-basics-return-27148-bshaw=vsvinc.com () securityfocus com>
Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2004 12:01 AM
Subject: Re: Linux Distribution Recomendation


I like Slackware myself ( http://www.slackware.com/ ).  It is as close to
pure
Linux as you can get.  It's getting easier to manage also.  As far as
security
goes, that depends largely on the admin but, Slackware requires far fewer
patches and upgrades than more well known varients because they don't
rewrite
everything before releasing it.

Good luck.


---------- Original Message -----------
From: "Kareem Mahgoub" <kareem () thewayout net>
To: <security-basics () securityfocus com>
Sent: Tue, 2 Mar 2004 08:41:26 +0200
Subject: Linux Distribution Recomendation

Hello list,
I would like to have recommendation for a Linux Distribution
satisfying the following: a- Secure enough for Buisness applications
( i.e. Mail Server) b- Kind of Easy to manage and use. c- Available
Updates maintained by the production company. Any help will be very
much appreciated Best Regards, Kareem Mahgoub


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