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AhYup 02-20-2005 11:04 PM

Hardening Slackware
Could anybody point me in the direction of a good tutorial for hardening Slack in newer releases?

I'm finding some useful stuff from earlier releases but nothing for 10+.

And do you have any general tip to share on the subject. Particularly firewall configuration which I am finding confusing.

320mb 02-21-2005 02:45 AM

Bruce Hill 02-21-2005 03:48 AM


Originally posted by 320mb
When I click on this link it says this is a binary file
and wants to save or open it. What is it please?

frrossk 02-21-2005 03:54 AM

In fact it's a text file, with no extension...

Bruce Hill 02-21-2005 04:03 AM


Originally posted by frrossk
In fact it's a text file, with no extension...
Thanks! Like that quick-change on the distro in you UserCP ;-)

frrossk 02-21-2005 04:04 AM

I should do it a week ago...but I forgot:)

AhYup 02-21-2005 09:33 AM

Good links, thanks.

keefaz 02-21-2005 09:45 AM

Yes, very good links ;) I just did some change in my crontab after reading the first
(especially the one for cleanup tmp files, simple but I did not think of that)

securitybreach 03-07-2005 07:35 PM

Thats still only for 8.0 and below.

Note: - Line numbers correspond to the rc.scripts in Slackware 8.0

Written by Jeffrey Denton <>
4 June 2002
version - 0.4
I have been looking everywhere for Slack-Hardening myself.

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