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if man coded it then man can hack it. the is no such thing as hacker proof.
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post #32 of 86
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Originally Posted by christian_piper View Post
Linux: 22.8% of shipped servers in 2007
http://enterpriselinuxlog.blogs.tech...osoft-gains-2/

141,102 linux users counted by the linux counter- there are obviously more than just there.
http://counter.li.org/

Hrm... 10? I dont think so
Sorry. 11.
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I would have to agree with alot of people saying linux is infact more secure. If you havent noticed, mac is linux.
No. Mac has UNIX roots, big difference.

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Originally Posted by danewfie View Post
Also note they are using ubuntu. ubuntu in itself uses an improved security settings.

If you were to throw other versions of linux out there then they might have decided to hack it.
No. Ubuntu is a desktop distro, it's main feature is usability and features, not security. If they wanted secure, they would have put FreeBSD on there.

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However do note that linux is free and that sony comp is nothing to brag about.

Winning the other two computers actually has software you need to buy and decent specs to boot.
Yeah, that £300 vista ultimate license (or however much they are) was worth so much more than the £2.5k prize money (and that's if you get it last). Besides, the Ubuntu laptop has software, just open source software.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by christian_piper View Post
Linux: 22.8% of shipped servers in 2007
http://enterpriselinuxlog.blogs.tech...osoft-gains-2/

141,102 linux users counted by the linux counter- there are obviously more than just there.
http://counter.li.org/

Hrm... 10? I dont think so
Fine, if you want an exact count... 11 people. T'was merely an exaggeration!

I'm just messing with you

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Originally Posted by G|F.E.A.D|Killa View Post
if man coded it then man can hack it. the is no such thing as hacker proof.
There he is!! The parrot!

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Originally Posted by lordikon View Post
Sorry. 11.
Smart minds think alike. So do dumb ones...

So which are we?
post #35 of 86
Well technically, it was "hacker proof" for those 3 days....
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No. Mac has UNIX roots, big difference.
Quite right.

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No. Ubuntu is a desktop distro, it's main feature is usability and features, not security. If they wanted secure, they would have put FreeBSD on there.
Ubuntu has UNIX roots. Big difference.



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Yeah, that £300 vista ultimate license (or however much they are) was worth so much more than the £2.5k prize money (and that's if you get it last). Besides, the Ubuntu laptop has software, just open source software.
He was talking about software that actually had dollar value... I'm not putting down Linux because it's free. I'm just saying most people would rather get their hands on something that has dollar value that maybe they could possibly sell.
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Even in the article they state that bugs were found within Linux but that no one wanted to take the time to write the code to exploit them, so calling Linux hacker proof is hardly truthful.
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Yeah, except it say they found bugs just didn't exploit. Read it next time before posting.



Because hacking a computer is comparable to the Bible.

What has happened to OCN?
Yea I did read it.....Linux PWNed the others because they couldn't hack it. I never said 'Linux won because it has absolutely zero exploitable bugs'


BTW, nobody likes a smart mouth......
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Even in the article they state that bugs were found within Linux but that no one wanted to take the time to write the code to exploit them, so calling Linux hacker proof is hardly truthful.


lol I find that hard to believe seeing how the prize money is worth more than any of those laptops.
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lol I find that hard to believe seeing how the prize money is worth more than any of those laptops.
Seriously? The proof is even quoted in the original post. Someone forgot to read the article.
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