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  1. Kodachi is a Debian-based distro which can be run from a DVD or USB thumb drive.

  2. Qubes is a security-oriented, free and open-source operating system for personal computers that allows you to securely compartmentalize your digital life.‎Download Mirrors · ‎Qubes R4.

    Ask HN: What is your strongest contrarian opinion? about 29 days ago:

    Everyone should be using Qubes OS [0] to get a reasonable security on desktop. [0] https://qubes-os.org.
  3. Whonix aims at preserving your privacy and anonymity by helping you use your applications...

    A question about 25 days ago

    Using the add on no script you can disable Java. Always disable Ava by default and only enable if required. Dark0de was once a clearnet forum for malware distribution however now its a hidden service, could be a honey pot but you need an invite to get in anyways. For forums Java is sometimes needed altho always be skeptical if its required. You can use Whonix if you want to be safe.
  4. Tails is a Debian based live CD/USB with the goal of providing complete Internet anonymity for the...

    Noob... hello about 4 days ago:

    If you want a super privacy focused live operating system check out Tails it will protect your freedom.
  5. Kali Linux is a Debian-derived Linux distribution designed for digital forensics and penetration...

    Viewing the list of blocked sites about 10 days ago:

    I am studying in a very networking-restrictive(oppressive, if you will) college(where sites like twitch.tv, kali.org, blackarch.org, steam(basically anything related to entertainment), fandom wiki, and even chess.com is blocked). Outgoing ssh port 22 is blocked so I cannot ssh into any servers outside the university network. VPN is blocked but thankfully wireguard isn't so I can bypass it.
  6. The best choice for security experts, developers and crypto-addicted people.

    AMA: I'm Micah Lee, director of infosec for The Intercept,... about 5 months ago:

    For Linux, I generally don't use AV. Also recently I've been using Parrot Sec, Ubuntu, and Qubes.
  7. BlackArch Linux is an Small Arch Linux iconArch Linux -based distribution for penetration testers...

    Viewing the list of blocked sites about 10 days ago:

    I am studying in a very networking-restrictive(oppressive, if you will) college(where sites like twitch.tv, kali.org, blackarch.org, steam(basically anything related to entertainment), fandom wiki, and even chess.com is blocked). Outgoing ssh port 22 is blocked so I cannot ssh into any servers outside the university network. VPN is blocked but thankfully wireguard isn't so I can bypass it.
  8. IprediaOS is a fast, powerful and stable operating system based on Linux that provides an anonymous...

  9. Discreete Linux - protection against trojan-based surveillance

  10. Live bootable linux CD supported by US department of defense, featuring firefox, thunderbird, word...