Mystery of chroot
dgboles at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 01:24:10 UTC 2007
on 7/22/2007 4:36 PM, Felix Miata wrote:
> On 2007/07/22 14:35 (GMT-0700) David Boles apparently typed:
>> on 7/22/2007 1:41 PM, Felix Miata wrote:
>>> A sample size of one machine is meaningless. Typical doz users have their
>>> systems mucked up by all sorts of detritus, for which a common, and
>>> sometimes only, escape is reinstallation.
>> Maybe. But it typically is not Windows that "mucks up" the system. It is
>> the user. Those are them same users that can "muckup" a Linux install.
> Sounds like you have limited experience with doz "security". Malware that
> targets its security flaws is extraordinarily easy to acquire in doz, and
> difficult to eradicate, short of reinstalling the whole OS and apps. It's
> even possible (easy, so I hear) to acquire malware in the interval between
> installation and completion of installing security updates online from M$.
All I can think then is that you know, or have met, some really
incompetent adults users. Or they have children that with this description.
Let's cut the hyperbole. If Windows is really as bad as you say it is why
does 90% of the world use it? ;-)
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