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Old 07-14-2013, 01:02 PM   #1
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minimal software install option?


I am taking a course on Linux security. What security advantages can be realized when selecting the minimal software install option?

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Old 07-14-2013, 02:01 PM   #2
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Hi there,

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I am taking a course on Linux security. What security advantages can be realized when selecting the minimal software install option?
very easy: Fewer software packages, fewer potential errors and/or security issues, since we must assume that every piece of software has undiscovered bugs.

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