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    Whoppix Question


    As a part time Linux user Whoppix seems to offer exactly what I need right off the bat. I have considered installing Whoppix as the main OS on my 2nd computer but I am curious about the security of doing this. As a hacker toolkit.....is it secure as a main OS?

    Hopefully this makes a bit of sense....
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    Yes, it'd be the same as using any other distro..
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    Quote Originally Posted by serz
    Yes, it'd be the same as using any other distro..
    I know that was the simple answer but I have heard in the past that these live cd's geared towards security testing are a little less secure. Because they dont need to be secure.
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    I don't know how it comes by default.. all I know is that it's YOU the one that makes it secure.

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    If you're worried, you could just install Debian and add all of the apps you need through apt-get. Though aren't 'hackers' known for being almost paranoid about security? IMHO it shouldn't be hard to secure any linux distro.
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