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Aitch


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PostPosted: Thu 08 Oct 2009, 14:47    Post subject:  

PG
Long-running arguement, I know, but someone's not heard of your Multi-user pup

Would you care to comment to JeffM on googlegroups?

JeffM wrote:
Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>http://distrolove.blogspot.com/2009/09/puppy-linux-43-linux-2u.html
>|[...]sure it is best[sic] than windows 98.
>|Now I can say it is a perfect windows killer.

Well, it has the same lousy security model as Win98 (none at all).
When folks' Puppy boxes get pwned, Linux gets a black eye. 8-(

The same 99.999 percent of Win98 users
who never installed/configured M$'s System Policy Editor
will also never Google up the directions needed
to reconfigure Puppy to add less-privileged users
--instead of the always-run-as-root default.

With the number of folks running Puppy,
I'm surprized there isn't a Puppy-specific botnet.


http://groups.google.com/group/comp.os.linux.advocacy/browse_thread/thread/7b336f5fd55f5d0d/8273593d75d399ae?q=puppy+linux#8273593d75d399ae

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