Linux Internet Connection: Step By Step Guide To A Secure Configuration

No matter which Linux distribution you choose, there are at least 10 things you do to properly prepare the operating system for connection to the Internet.

1. Your purpose
Linux, like Microsoft Windows, is simply a computer operating system but Linux in itself is not a magic wand that can be waved and make all sorts of computing problems disappear. While Windows has its own set of problems, so too does Linux. There is no such thing as a perfect or completely secure computer operating system. Whether the machine will be a desktop computer or a server; purpose is a key to understanding how to initially install and configure your Linux PC. Securely setting up a Linux PC - ZDNet UK Insight

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