The Linux Kernel Archives


It used to be the case that Linux was not heavily focused by malware writers for two main causes. Firstly, the final recognition of Linux amongst home users wasn’t very excessive. This meant hackers had a low variety of potential victims and therefore a low ‘return on investment’ for their efforts. It was at all times far more lucrative to attack Windows due to its massive user base. Secondly, the fact that there are many variations (distributions) of the Linux OS meant virus programmers would have to create and check separate attack code for every of them.

Do you desire a server-particular distribution that can offer you, out of the field, every little thing you want on your server? Or, do you need to take a desktop distribution and add the pieces as you need them? If so, Debian or Ubuntu Linux would possibly serve you well. They explicitly take …