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Hardening the Linux Desktop

Nov 26, 2008, 07:33 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeffrey Orloff)

"In this tutorial

"Protect your computer against malware attacks
Configure a firewall to keep attackers out
Back up important files and recover files after a successful backup
Install updates to your operating system and other software Password-protect the bootloader

After completing this tutorial, you will be able to harden your GNU/Linux desktop and prevent attacks against your computer and its data. You will be able to install and configure software to help protect your desktop against malware that can give an attacker access to your computer. You will also be able to use a firewall to protect against inbound and outbound traffic, back up and restore your data, and apply other tricks that further harden your system."
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