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Re: loop holes in Linux

  • Subject: Re: loop holes in Linux
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2006 15:49:36 +0000
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.misc
  • Organization: schestowitz.com / MCC / Manchester University
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__/ [Michael Heiming] on Wednesday 01 February 2006 14:16 \__

> In comp.os.linux.misc Peter T. Breuer <ptb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>> shet.rahul@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
>>>            I have started learning Linux. But I wanted to know what are
>>> the pitholes in Linux.
>> You mean potholes. Or pitfalls.
> ? pothole == Schlagloch (German)

Identifying security loopholes, one would assume from the subject line. Tough
job. Better get hold of that Windows source code and see what was swept
under the carpet.

>>>            Thanks in advance . Hoping for a positive response.
>> Read a book. The web, even. Before you may find potholes, you must find
>> a road.
> Indeed, a good idea would be simply using it and while he's at it
> reading some book. Just from reading it's IMHO pretty hard to get
> behind it.

I never believed in reading. Trial and error is often the best exercise, but
others tend to disagree and say that different learning methods suit
different people.

> Perhaps downloading some Knoppix .iso burning/booting from it
> would be a good start.

Why Knoppix? I suppose any distribution would do, preferably a light-weight

> In addition for the OP:
> Please try below URL(s) before answering, most people aren't
> using a browser here to read/write, this is usenet.
> http://www.safalra.com/special/googlegroupsreply
> http://cfaj.freeshell.org/google

Does this refer to previous posts by the OP? I can't see any wrong with the
parent post, but let us wait until replies are made. I like that Safalra 
page too and it seems to have become popular across UseNet.


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