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Old 03-28-2015, 04:45 PM   #46
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If you are not sure it's legal don't do it. Don't be a script kiddy that installs kali linux to be a hacker and mess with your neighbor's wifi. Apart from being totally pathetic, this might get you into serious trouble.

As far as a secure os is concerned, I would claim that pretty much any distro is more secure that windows, especially the copy you just installed.

I thought you might say something like that aha, that kind of person isn't me in 18 years on not a little kid try/ attempting to be a hacker/hijacker. As in security I meant seeing if my own router/connection is vulnerable and writing in code I mean be able to write mod menu's for my old jtagged Xbox. I have a lot of spare time on my hands at the moment and I've always been interested in computing, technology ect..
 
Old 03-28-2015, 04:49 PM   #47
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I thought you might say something like that aha, that kind of person isn't me in 18 years on not a little kid try/ attempting to be a hacker/hijacker. As in security I meant seeing if my own router/connection is vulnerable and writing in code I mean be able to write mod menu's for my old jtagged Xbox. I have a lot of spare time on my hands at the moment and I've always been interested in computing, technology ect..
I see no reason why this wouldn't be legal, or why you'd even be concerned with it...
For the pentesting part I don't think I'd actually bother to install kali for that. Again, it is designed to work well as a live system.
For coding I think you'd be served with the ubuntu family just as well, and probably find more resources on the web to get help...
 
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I see no reason why this wouldn't be legal, or why you'd even be concerned with it...
For the pentesting part I don't think I'd actually bother to install kali for that. Again, it is designed to work well as a live system.
For coding I think you'd be served with the ubuntu family just as well, and probably find more resources on the web to get help...

Ubuntu it is then I did like the visual look of openSUSE, is that a distro to use as an everyday os?
 
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FWIW Fedora 21 is a nice release and has SELinux and a good firewall already set up; I use a live version on a USB stick for my internet banking.

EDIT: The GNOME desktop is superb and eminently suited to newcomers.

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Old 03-28-2015, 05:14 PM   #50
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FWIW Fedora 21 is a nice release and has SELinux and a good firewall already set up; I use a live version on a USB stick for my internet banking.

EDIT: The GNOME desktop is superb and eminently suited to newcomers.
Fedora 21 workstation ? Is the gnome tweak tool available within ?

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Old 03-28-2015, 05:16 PM   #51
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Ubuntu it is then I did like the visual look of openSUSE, is that a distro to use as an everyday os?
Sure.
 
Old 03-28-2015, 05:21 PM   #52
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Sure.
Can't I just install virtual box and test some of the distros from there or is virtual box not available on linux ?
 
Old 03-28-2015, 05:22 PM   #53
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Can't I just install virtual box and test some of the distros from there
That would be a very smart thing to do.
 
Old 03-28-2015, 05:28 PM   #54
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That would be a very smart thing to do.
Wehey I actually did something smart 😂
 
Old 03-28-2015, 05:34 PM   #55
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Fedora 21 workstation ? Is the gnome tweak tool available within ?
It is in the Fedora repositories so you can install it very easily:
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# dnf install gnome-tweak-tool
 
Old 03-28-2015, 05:38 PM   #56
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It is in the Fedora repositories so you can install it very easily:
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# dnf install gnome-tweak-tool
i thought such just a double check haha, cheer
 
Old 03-28-2015, 06:32 PM   #57
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FWIW Fedora 21 is a nice release
Successfully dual booted fedora 21 and windows 10. Fedora looks great. I'll be sure to have a Ganda on it tomorrow 👍
 
  


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