[windows2000] Re: OT? Trojan Horses

  • From: "Charles R. Buchanan" <crbgfblab@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 11 Jan 2003 11:59:05 -0800

Actually it has only been about a month and a half! :-)  Yep, Mandrake 9 by
far has been the easiest to install (as far as Linux OS), however, I still
stand by my earlier statement. There's still (imo) a bit of tweaking that
needs to be done. No OS is perfect, right out the box, sorta speak. :-)

>-----Original Message-----
>From: windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>[mailto:windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Greg Reese
>Sent: Saturday, January 11, 2003 11:30 AM
>To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [windows2000] Re: OT? Trojan Horses
>
>
>
>it must have been awhile since you installed Linux.  Mandrake 9 is the =
>easiest operating system I have ever installed and I had to do no =
>tweaking to it afterward. Install for most Linux distro's has become a =
>snap.
>
>Greg
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Charles R. Buchanan [mailto:crbgfblab@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>Sent: Saturday, January 11, 2003 8:51 AM
>To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [windows2000] Re: OT? Trojan Horses
>
>
>
>Well let's add this up....! :-)
>
>There's getting/acquiring the computer. Then there's getting a monitor =
>for
>it. If the computer has a NIC, it will probably have only one, if any at
>all. So have to buy at least one. Then comes the fun part. <eg>
>
>Unless one has time to kill, you have to deal with the learning curve
>because Linux isn't exactly the most user friendly OS to install. If you
>manage to get it installed, still have the tweaking to do to get it just
>right. But that can be said with all OS'es though.
>
>Meanwhile, the price(s) of broadband routers has gone down and is fairly
>simple to setup, and for the most part secure.
>
>Granted Ray is no slouch when it comes to computers, but for the people =
>who
>just had to have that Dell computer for xmas, I think the router path =
>would
>be the wisest.
>
>Did I mention the extra cost on electricity? I might be mistaking, but I
>think the power use of the added computer and monitor may be a tad more =
>than
>the router alone. <shrug>  :-)
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>[mailto:windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Cristian Costea
>>Sent: Saturday, January 11, 2003 5:19 AM
>>To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>Subject: [windows2000] Re: OT? Trojan Horses
>>
>>
>>
>>How much do you pay for a brodband router? You can get a Linux
>>router that does
>>a lot of things at almost no cost :), I mean you only pay for a
>>P100 with 8MB
>>RAM and a 1GB HDD and 2 network interfaces.
>>
>>"Costanzo, Ray" wrote:
>>
>>> But the best and simplest thing to do is to just go get a broadband
>>> router and stick it between your DSL modem and your computer.
>>> http://www.dlink.com/products/broadband/di804v/ would suffice.
>>> Broadband routers have built in firewalls that are sufficient, in my
>>> opinion.
>>
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