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RE: [suse-security] Re: Openssh + security
  • From: "Thomas Knight" <thomas.knight@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2005 11:24:23 -0000
  • Message-id: <20051214112454.B6524E9E3@xxxxxxxxxxx>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Crispin Cowan [mailto:crispin@xxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 14 December 2005 11:16
> To: Bruno Cochofel
> Cc: Markus Gaugusch; suse-security@xxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [suse-security] Re: Openssh + security
> Bruno Cochofel wrote:
> > Well, I'm running X. I'm a home user and the "server" it's
> also my PC so I
> > have to use it.
> > I'm also running xscreensaver and aMule (this one all the time).
> > Maybe this is bad!!!
> >
> Er, yeah, this is bad.
> A firewall machine for a home really does not need much power. You can
> go buy a crappy old computer and make it be your firewall,
> and keep the
> good one for your workstation.
> I actually do run X on my gateway, but only because I like
> the GUI tools
> like YaST. To make it safe(er), I have carefully ensured that all of X
> is not talking to the network. AppArmor makes this a bit easier :)

But but but... yast works really well in text mode!
Me, I do without X entirely. Some of my boxes just won't like the exra load

Heh, why does it not surprise me that you are pro AppArmour?


Thomas Knight
System Administration Officer
Arts and Humanities Data Service

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