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A Response to "What Are The Issues With Open Source Linux?"

Dec 09, 2008, 22:05 (0 Talkback[s])

"FUD::That means that the user will have to be the one responsible for checking for the updates instead of trusting this matter to an organization. So, a user could pass long periods of time without knowing that his OS has an important security failure that could compromise his work or even the security of his network.

"Response:: Absolute rubbish, the Distribution's package manager informs you the moment a security patch becomes available, and on most, you can choose to have the patch install automatically, and whether you choose auto install, or manual, you hardly notice, as it's never necessary that you reboot, as one must do constantly on Windows."

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