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Linux Mint and Ubuntu's Security Features: Prioritizing System Safety

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Linux Mint and Ubuntu are two popular Linux distributions that have gained a reputation for prioritizing system safety. It is crucial for Linux administrators, infosec professionals, and internet security enthusiasts to understand the security measures implemented by these distributions. Let's examine the security features and enhancements available to Ubuntu and Linux Mint users to help you determine if one of these distros could be a good fit for your priorities and requirements.

PHLAK 0.2 Released

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PHLAK 0.2 has been released. With many bug fixes and an overall better feel and look, 0.2 will deliver what we had hoped 0.1 would have. Head over to www.phlak.org to grab your copy and start testing. PHLAK . . .

Ubuntu 23.04 & 22.04.3 Installs Haven't Been Following Their Own Security Best Practices

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It turns out that Ubuntu Linux installations of Ubuntu 23.04, 22.04.3 LTS, and installs done since April 2023 that accepted the Snap version update haven't been following Ubuntu's own recommended security best practices for their security pocket configuration for packages. A new Subiquity release was issued today to fix this problem while those on affected Ubuntu installs are recommended to manually edit their /etc/apt/sources.list file.

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