[xubuntu-users] "System program problem detected"

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Sat Jul 11 07:34:01 UTC 2015

On Sat, 11 Jul 2015 14:23:10 +1000, blind Pete wrote:
>If you are trying to maintain a secure environment then definitely 
>refuse.  If you playing with a beta release that you want to work 
>on your hardware when it is finally released then definitely accept.  
>In between it is a judgment call.  It depends on what privacy and 
>security you want, how much you trust your OS provider and how 
>annoying you find the bug.  You have a few options; put up with it, 
>change distribution, submit a bug report manually, solve the problem 
>and submit a bug fix!  That will make everyone happy.  
>Serious computer security is a constant arms race involving spooks, 
>paranoia and much worse.  If you are good at it you are a valuable 
>person, but you are going to deal with some strange characters.  
>I've settled for modest security.  

Since he's "a relatively newbie in Linux, (14months XUbuntu)" it
depends to the computer usage. On the Ubuntu Studio mailing list a
social activist seriously needs to care about collected data. If
data is misused for marketing, nobody is in danger of life, but in some
countries social activists are in danger of life, because collected
data is misused to catch opponents of a regime.

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