View Poll Results: Would we benefit from having a forum dedicated to security?

Voters
69. You may not vote on this poll
  • I don't really know or I don't really care

    11 15.94%
  • I would like to see a new security issues forum

    37 53.62%
  • Security issues can be handled in the existing forums

    21 30.43%
Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 24

Thread: Do we need a forum for security issues?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    Utah, USA, Earth, Milky Way
    Posts
    7,593
    Blog Entries
    3

    Default Do we need a forum for security issues?

    Carrying on from this discussion, do you believe the community here would benefit from having a forum dedicated to discussing security issues, or do you believe security issues are best handled inline in the existing forums?
    My computer always used to beat me at chess, but it is no match for me since I changed the competition to kick boxing

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Somewhere in Fictionland
    Posts
    1,477

    Default Re: Do we need a forum for security issues?

    Kim, excellent idea the poll, thanks. Should have come to my "low volume brain"

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    PARADISE
    Posts
    929

    Default Re: Do we need a forum for security issues?

    Great. As for me, a subforum "Security" is a MUST. All in.
    CHECK OUT THESE GitHub PROJECTS!

    https://secupwn.github.io/Android-IMSI-Catcher-Detector/
    https://github.com/SecUpwN/Spotify-AdKiller

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    /dev/swat
    Posts
    1,181

    Default Re: Do we need a forum for security issues?

    I 2nd that.
    Linux[openSUSE, KDE], PHP, MySQL, Wordpress, Tech News, etc :
    http://anl4u.com

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Cyberspace
    Posts
    321

    Default Re: Do we need a forum for security issues?

    My thoughts are;

    While it can be handled here it would be more productive I think to start one just for security issues. Security is very important to all of us and is a big deal these days. If you have one forum with all security issues it would keep things nice and neat plus make it easier to search.

    Couldn't hurt to try it either way. Even if it is on a trial period. Setting won't be hard to set it up. If it doesn't work out then nothing is lost and that forum can be dropped.

    How ever if it does work out it would be another plus for the OpenSuse community. Can't have Google searched bringing up Ubuntu all the time, like to see more SuSe coming up, lol
    Once you install a modem, the government can look into your computer and watch everything you do! That's why every night before I go to bed, I turn the monitor to the wall.

  6. #6
    goldie NNTP User

    Default Re: Do we need a forum for security issues?

    > like to see more SuSe coming up, lol

    use this term in your search string: suse ;-)

    or, sitepensuse.org

    --
    goldie

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Cyberspace
    Posts
    321

    Default Re: Do we need a forum for security issues?

    Quote Originally Posted by goldie View Post
    > like to see more SuSe coming up, lol

    use this term in your search string: suse ;-)

    or, sitepensuse.org

    --
    goldie

    lol. Not what I mean. But, even if I use Suse 11.1 in my searches I still end up seeing more Ubuntu then Suse at times, depending on what I am looking for.

    If I look for something for Linux in general, then I see Ubuntu most of the time.
    Once you install a modem, the government can look into your computer and watch everything you do! That's why every night before I go to bed, I turn the monitor to the wall.

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Cyberspace
    Posts
    321

    Default Re: Do we need a forum for security issues?

    Edit: Also this is not the only forum I am par of. I am with two other Linux forums mainly for the security issues. I am sure I am not the only one here that does that.
    Once you install a modem, the government can look into your computer and watch everything you do! That's why every night before I go to bed, I turn the monitor to the wall.

  9. #9
    goldie NNTP User

    Default Re: Do we need a forum for security issues?

    > If I look for something for Linux in general, then I see Ubuntu most of
    > the time.


    when it comes to security (which _is_ what we are talking about,
    right?), most anything that is good for Ubuntu is good for openSUSE,
    Red Hat, Debian, SLED and et cetera _and_ vice versa..

    so, what i am saying is: go ahead and look at the security tips
    discussed for/by/in Ubuntu forums/users/etc as it is highly likely
    that if it _is_ useful to a brown background, it is also useful to a
    green (or red, or etc) background AS LONG AS it is a Linux background..

    on the other hand, if it is only good for the BSOD-OS that is a
    different matter, entirely.

    --
    goldie

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    /Linux/Userland
    Posts
    279

    Default Re: Do we need a forum for security issues?

    Quote Originally Posted by suse_amd64x2 View Post
    lol. Not what I mean. But, even if I use Suse 11.1 in my searches I still end up seeing more Ubuntu then Suse at times, depending on what I am looking for.
    If I look for something for Linux in general, then I see Ubuntu most of the time.
    Yes, I agree. However, some solutions (eg search for programs are relevant to both .deb-based and RPM based distributions)
    Linux User 483705 @ http://counter.li.org/

Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •