[Snort-users] Red Hat or Mandrake?

Ralf Hildebrandt Ralf.Hildebrandt at ...3909...
Mon Jan 14 12:23:49 EST 2002

On Mon, Jan 14, 2002 at 02:42:20PM -0500, Steve Ochani wrote:
> On 14 Jan 2002 at 13:10, CGI wrote:
> > My question is Red Hat or Mandrake? Some remarks are
> > welcome!


> I would recommend Redhat. Mandrake is based on redhat with features
> added on to make it more newbie friendly and since you have unix
> experience you don't need it.

If he has Unix experience, he'll love Debian.

> Also I find redhat to have fast security updates which are easy to
> find at www.redhat.com/support/errata

With Debian, these are a
apt-get update && apt-get upgrade
away. Especially nice with lots of servers:

for name in serverlist do;
   ssh name ...

Ralf Hildebrandt (Im Auftrag des Referat V A)   Ralf.Hildebrandt at ...3909...
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Eh? Linux is luserproof? What kind of "proper" set up is that, ripping
out all removable media devices and ethernet, freezing the hard drive
spindle, encasing it in concrete and dropping it off a pier? 

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