O'Reilly logo

Embedded Linux by John Lombardo

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 3. Software Configuration

CONFIGURING A NEWLY INSTALLED LINUX COMPUTER based on a standard distribution is a time-consuming task.Yet, if you’re going to use that computer on the Internet, it’s crucial that you configure it correctly. If you leave lots of default services running with weak or nonexistent security, it’s just a matter of time before some cracker gets into your box and defaces it—or worse, destroys it.

The author speaks from experience.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required