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AppArmor security module

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In Debian-based distributions such as MX Linux, Ubuntu, or Linux Mint, as well as in other distributions, it is advisable to enable AppArmor. AppArmor is an additional security module for the Linux system. However, RPM-based systems have the SELinux module with similar functions. To enable AppArmor, you should install it […]

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Recommended Linux distributions April 2024

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Linux distributions that I can recommend in April 2024 are: QubesOS,Fedora Silverblue,Alma Linux,Slackware,MX Linux / also Ubuntu and Linux Mint /,NixOS. There are many Linux distributions, surely there are many other good ones. However, the ones mentioned above have worked well for me so far. More distributions can be found […]

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Disable ICMP Echo (PING) in Linux

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You can use this advice in many different distributions of Linux. When using a computer with Linux, in addition to various tips included in my publication and on this blog, it is worth considering disabling ICMP echo, which is the response to PING queries. ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol) is […]

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User accounts

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For computer security reasons – the first thing you should do after installing the system is to create an administrator user, which belongs to the sudo group in Debian-based systems or the wheel group in Red Hat and Fedora compatible systems. Next, if possible, you should disable the root account.To […]

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Web browsers

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The web browser is currently one of the most important and frequently used applications. There are several good web browsers available now.I would recommend using Firefox or Brave. It should be noted that when a user uses a browser to surf the internet, they leave their “fingerprint” on the visited […]

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VPN Services

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I would like to recommend using a solution called VPN – Virtual Private Networks, on your device (phone, tablet, or computer). This way, you can enhance your privacy and computer security. VPN transforms your internet connection into an encrypted and more secure tunnel. Currently, there are many solutions of this […]

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Welcome post

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Welcome on a site about Linux, privacy and security! Computer security is becoming an increasingly important issue for both home users and businesses and institutions. I’ll write here about those topics. I would also recommend an ebook: Linux – a Secure Personal Computer for Beginners by Mark Emerson https://books2read.com/b/38n9x6 Many […]