OpenSUSE, Linus' Daughter, and a Question of Security

    Date08 Mar 2012
    CategoryLatest News
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    "Nobody likes the idea of having to practically beat their operating system into submission,... but this is the reality with Linux," asserted Slashdot blogger Barbara Hudson. "One good idea layered over another good idea added to another good idea sometimes ends up with really bad results. We don't all want to be 'protected from ourselves' by more and more features that assume the user is a dummy. There's another OS for that." There's nothing like a rant to get the conversational ball rolling here in the Linux blogosphere, and if it can be a rant from Linus Torvalds himself, well, it doesn't get much better than that.

    That, in fact, is just what last week afforded in the form of a Google+ post from the father of Linux on the topic of openSUSE security.

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