[NBLUG/talk] Package Updater

Steve Johnson srj at adnd.com
Sat Jan 12 15:28:19 PST 2008

On 1/12/08, Jack Smith <jack.delbert at gmail.com> wrote:
> Pretty much this was what I was asking, how the computer knew where to go to
> get the updates.  It seemed like a possible route to fake packages.  Thanks.

This is no different than windows update.  It's just a way for the
distro to keep your system up to date and secure.  Not really anything
to worry about.  I'm aware of only one time that a distro's
repositories got hacked, and that was years ago, and on Debian linux.
 Fedora is pretty darn secure.


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