Debian Planet








Welcome to Debian Planet

Search

Apt-get into it.
Main Menu

  • Home

  • Topics

  • Web Links

  • Your Account

  • Submit News

  • Stats

  • Top 10

  • Debian

    These are important Debian sites one should not be without!

  • Official Debian site

  • Package search

  • Mailing list archives

  • Bug reports

  • Debian on CD

  • Unofficial woody CD ISOs

  • Unofficial APT sources

  • Developers’ Corner

    Other great Debian news sources:

  • Debian Weekly News

  • Kernel Cousin Debian

    (Debian mailing lists digested)
  • Community Groups

    Need help? You’re not alone on this planet.

  • debianHELP

    (User support site)

  • Debian International

  • DebianForum.de

    (Deutsch)

  • EsDebian

    (español)

  • DebianWorld

    (français)

  • MaximumDebian

    (Italiano)

  • DebianUsers

    (Korean)

  • Debian-BR

    (Português)

  • IRC

    The place to get help on a Debian problem (after reading docs) or to just chat and chill is #debian on irc.debian.org.

    Many of the Debian Planet staff live there so pop by and say hello.

    Wanna write?

    Got that latest or greatest scoop? Perhaps you have some important news for the Debian community? Submit a news item!

    Or perhaps you’ve written a rather ground breaking insight into some aspect of Debian and you feel compelled to share it with others? Knock up a longer editorial article and send it to the editors.

    Sponsorship

    DP is sponsored by Xinit Systems and kieser.net.

    Domains paid for and hosted by uklinux.net.

    Buy your Debian merchandise at DebianShop.com.

    Who’s Online

    There are currently, 44 guest(s) and 1 member(s) that are online.

    You are Anonymous user. You can register for free by clicking here.

      
    Threshold


    The comments are owned by the poster. We aren’t responsible for their content.

    S/KEY support (Score: 2, Informative)
    by Anonymous on Thursday, May 31 @ 18:35:54 BST

    > OpenBSD supports one time passwords, i.e. S/KEY logins(can this be done in linux?)

    # apt-get install libpam-opie opie-client opie-server

    [ Reply | Parent ]


    Re: Why Debian is still not as secure as OpenBSD ? (Score: 3, Informative)
    by Anonymous on Thursday, May 31 @ 21:18:26 BST

    > OpenBSD uses stronger encryption than the standard unix crypt. Sure, this isn’t that important what with shadow passwords, but it still makes it more secure.

    Debian offers MD5 passwords…

    [ Reply | Parent ]


    Re: Why Debian is still not as secure as OpenBSD ? (Score: 4, Interesting)
    by Alain_Tesio on Thursday, May 31 @ 23:45:24 BST
    (User Info) http://onesite.org/

    Arguments for both sides here :

    Why Linux Will Never Be as Secure as OpenBSD

    Why OpenBSD Will Never Be as Secure as Linux

    At least for easy choices, I see no reason to

    have some services enabled by default in

    inetd.conf, and then read in the security howto

    that they should systematically be disabled.

    [ Reply | Parent ]


    Encrypted paging (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Saturday, February 09 @ 20:30:19 GMT

    Couldn’t you do encrypted paging in Linux
    by paging to an encrypted loopback filesystem?

    (However, I spent a few evenings trying to get
    the encrypted loopback filesystem to work with
    the 2.4.17 Linux kernel I’m running and I
    ultimately gave up, so maybe this is a bogus
    alternative.)

    [ Reply | Parent ]


    Based on: PHP-Nuke

    All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner. The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2000 by Debian Planet

    You can syndicate our news using the file backend.php.