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15 Most Secure Linux Distros for Privacy and Security Concern Users

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  1. 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 steps do you take to protect yourself and your... about 3 days ago:

    Using Qubes OS [0]. Banking and email are isolated with VT-d hardware virtualization from other activities. Also using GNU/Linux smartphones [1,2]. [0] https://qubes-os.org [1] https://puri.sm/products/librem-5 [2] https://pine64.org/pinephone.
  2. Tails is a Debian based live CD/USB with the goal of providing complete Internet anonymity for the...

    Does electrum come with inbuilt VPN ? about 4 days ago

    You could run tails linux on a usb stick which comes with electrum and all traffic goes over tor. https://tails.boum.org/.
  3. The best choice for security experts, developers and crypto-addicted people.

    AMA: I'm Micah Lee, director of infosec for The Intercept,... about 6 months ago:

    For Linux, I generally don't use AV. Also recently I've been using Parrot Sec, Ubuntu, and Qubes.
  4. Kali Linux is a Debian-derived Linux distribution designed for digital forensics and penetration...

    how do i install kali linux on an external ssd? about 5 days ago

    Can you reach https://kali.org from a different device?
  5. Whonix aims at preserving your privacy and anonymity by helping you use your applications...

    Qubes os Team - issue report about 24 days ago

    Since this appears in sys-whonix, I suggest reporting this to the Whonix team.
  6. Discreete Linux - protection against trojan-based surveillance

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

  8. BlackArch Linux is an Small Arch Linux iconArch Linux -based distribution for penetration testers...

    Viewing the list of blocked sites about about 2 months 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.
  9. heads, the libre privacy linux distro

  10. Adversary resistant computing platform.

  11. IprediaOS is a fast, powerful and stable operating system based on Linux that provides an anonymous...

  12. A user friendly, secure and freedom respecting OS for your daily usage

    GNOME is on which tablets or phones? about 2 months ago

    Check following link. You can order gnome phone here. Https://pureos.net/.
  13. OGN

    Openwall GNU/*/Linux

    This hasn't been added to SaaSHub yet

  14. Alpine Linux is a security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on musl libc and busybox.

    Discover Slitaz, a 50MB Lightweight Desktop Operating System about 8 days ago:

    Alpine might be a better choice for you, its intended use is in VMs and containers, it's actively maintained and supported, and it gets better with each release. https://alpinelinux.org.
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