Linux creator Torvalds slams OpenSUSE security devs in Google+ rant

    Date09 Mar 2012
    CategoryLatest News
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Linux creator Linus Torvalds has posted a vitriolic rant on Google+ hammering the developers of OpenSUSE for "mentally diseased" security measures. Requiring users to provide an admin password to make even minor changes like adding a new wireless network or changing the time zone is "moronic and wrong," according to the open source guru. The furious article was apparently prompted by Torvald's daughter running into these security issues at school.
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