A webbrowser is a GREAT attack vector since people use it to access the "dangerous" internet. Very bad things can come in through to the desktop. So in general for a desktop, we can do the ...
When installing OpenBSD 5.1, I got the question: Do you expect to run the X Windows System? What change does the installer make to my system if I say "yes"? I know what X Windows is, but I don't ...
OpenBSD's man page afterboot(8) suggests: "You might wish to tighten up security more by editing /etc/fbtab as when installing X." How might one do this? What lines when added to /etc/fbtab would ...
I've read here that it's possible for any app using the X server to sniff keystrokes to any other app which is also using the X server, including su (on a terminal) or gksu. I've heard of a few ways ...
This is a query based on personal use. A troll in our local network had downloaded Crikey, the key-event simulator. He used it to simulate events on other computers, leading to unwanted things. For ...
Context: launch a GUI application as a linux service. I considered making a headless daemon with a GUI front-end but there is too much code involved to do it now. This service must start on user ...
Are there any GUI's for Linux that doesn't use X11? Since X has very poor security :O e.g.: Ubuntu, Fedora - what else are there? Goal: having a Desktop Environment without X. - what are the ...