My favourite features are
1. the truecrypt /home partition, and
2. the fact that the filesystem unpacks itself at boot.
I think the second is very good defence against virus.
it is because of these two features that I am reluctant to start with customising my own distribution. my guess is that it would be far from trivial to get this up and running. how much work is it?
I guess my ideal system would be something that:
- boots into a basic desktop, just as does Incognito ( I don't know what customisations are already in place. I know Tor is. I don't know if firewalling / antivirus measures / etc(?) have been set up )
- lets me use Firefox, Skype (I know this doesn't work through tor), some Instant Messenger & X chat
- loads or lets me load Virtual box, so I can run XP things safely, with the virtual box connecting to a Tor'd connection
- shows all Internet activity / running processes, so it is easy to see if something anomalous is going on. I guess this is possible to do from the command line...
it is close enough to the existing incognito that I'm still tempted to try and tweak it. I don't need some generic system where I can do Complicated things.
Anonym - is it possible to download the pre-packed incognito? that way I could add virtual box & Skype and repack it. is Incognito a truly FOSS Endeavour? ie is it possible for Joe-public to assemble it from the ground up, and thus be sure the code is clean ( something akin to compiling your own binaries ).
I'm aware I'm maybe asking too many questions and not doing enough research. Humble apologies. if everyone ignores me I will take the hint