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Maybe because it's Unix, made and developed with the fundamental assumption that users are not stupid?
Posted Feb 12, 2009 11:35 UTC (Thu) by rahulsundaram (subscriber, #21946)
Posted Feb 12, 2009 11:44 UTC (Thu) by pcampe (guest, #28223)
Fedora has SELinux enabled for default, which is the _right_ way to protect system from malware (assuming that such malware exists, I am not yet see it in the wild). Also Fedora has an icon tray and a pop up appears when a secuirity update is available, and the user _must_ _choose_ whether to perform it.
Posted Feb 12, 2009 20:52 UTC (Thu) by southey (subscriber, #9466)
Posted Feb 20, 2009 4:36 UTC (Fri) by Drone (guest, #56757)
It could SUGGEST what I may want to do. Nothing more.
Posted Feb 12, 2009 12:25 UTC (Thu) by flewellyn (subscriber, #5047)
Far better, I think, to insist on users having a good, solid, secure password that is not easy to predict, and then keeping it safe and in place for as long as it's secure. Or creating an environment in which fewer passwords are necessary, using things like cryptographic keys and such.
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