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How can I properly harden my system against some basic exploits like modifications of .bashrc?

Usually you cannot protect the system against yourself if you're this system super user. Whatever you do, e.g. sudo chmod 700, or sudo chattr, the bad actor can undo. You think using sudo is safe ...
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What important side effects causes on a RHEL system to disable user namespaces?

Namespaces are what drives containers, might make a lot of isolation methods possible, and might be used by daemons as additional optional layer of security. They are quite a central piece in modern ...
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Where do I find the fingerprints gpg keys used to sign Linux Mint software?

You can retrieve the Linux Mint signing key over a TLS-secured connection by running gpg --keyserver hkps://keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-key "27DE B156 44C6 B3CF 3BD7 D291 300F 846B A25B AE09&...
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How can I properly harden my system against some basic exploits like modifications of .bashrc?

Your ~/.bashrc file should (at the very least) have permissions like this: -rw-r--r-- 1 kaz kaz 886 Mar 25 20:59 /home/kaz/.bashrc If there is anything in it you don't want others to read, like some ...
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