'Kill yourself now' - Torvalds throws ... security tantrum

Discussion in 'all things UNIX' started by vasa1, Feb 29, 2012.

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  1. vasa1

    vasa1 Registered Member

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  2. funkydude

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    And people thought UAC was annoying, heh.
     
  3. linuxforall

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    Hey........don't mind them prompts, keep my system clean and shiny, never a concern ;)
     
  4. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    He has a point.
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  5. Beavenburt

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    Agreed.
     
  6. x942

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    Password to add a printer or WiFi network? Really? Seems overkill.
     
  7. linuxforall

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    OTOH! it curtails a hacker taking control of the system. There has been many discussions about this and even though Torvalds contribution to Linux world is fully appreciated, time has come for him and Stallman to leave gracefully.
     
  8. mack_guy911

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    agree :thumb:

    i guess there should be 3 already set default polices for home user business user and server ...............

    for home user make it more simple and for who like extra security like business users they can switch to that....

    also during install it ask for choose policy setup ;)
     
  9. Mrkvonic

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    Or just add user to wireless/printer/usb/whatever group by default :)
    Mrk
     
  10. x942

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    How can you take over a system from being able to use/install a printer? Am i missing something here?
     
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