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Old 07-30-2012, 08:41 AM   #1
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Fedora 17 is a hardened or secure linux by default


Good day, I'd like to ask if Fedora 17 is a by default hardened linux distro? Security enhanced? It is important to me, I could do with learning how to find the info from the creators too. Otherwise I want to know how to start it up thanks.
 
Old 07-30-2012, 08:52 AM   #2
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Yes it is.
 
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Old 07-30-2012, 09:07 AM   #3
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...and in addition see http://www.awe.com/mark/blog/200801070918.html (old FC reference), https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/articles/65299 (as in F -> RHEL), http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/....html#id570657 (Release Notes for Fedora 17 / Security) and the "Fedora 17 New Security Feature.*" series at danwalsh.livejournal.com?
 
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Old 07-30-2012, 09:32 PM   #4
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I am not sure I'd lump it into a secure or hardened by default group. It is a main stream choice full of applications that have holes in it.

This is just a list and not fully backed up by tests. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Securit...Hardened_Linux


http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/linux-security.html


http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/se...-debian-howto/
 
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