Brian Fahrlander brian at
Thu Sep 20 22:30:42 UTC 2007

NoOp wrote:
> On 09/20/2007 09:43 AM, Brian Fahrlander wrote:
>>    No, you're in Linux now; the circus is over there. When something 
>> breaks here, it's because it's *broken* not because you haven't paid 
>> enough.  Read the security primers, keep your machines updated, and try 
>> not to do anything stupid. (Here, it's a level playing field.)
> Oh, I break my system(s) all the time... Just yesterday I screwed up the
> sudo command. Fixed it, but sometimes I think that I should have just
> left it broken so I can't keep breaking things :-)

    Well, see?  That's what I mean.  No holes left there for another 
company [Symantek|McAffee|etc] to "own" your computer. 
That's probably the KEY reason I'll never leave Linux: it's honest.

  Brian Fahrländer                 Christian, Conservative, and Technomad
  Evansville, IN                    
  ICQ: 5119262                         AOL/Yahoo/GoogleTalk: WheelDweller

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