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from the point of view of security what is the most secure unix os ?
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why do u think it's the most secure os ?
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Most secure for what purpose? A common operating system or less obscure? General purpose or specific?

Personal desktop.
Enterprise server.
Military/government communications.

For general purpose desktop, some might say Qubes which uses isolation built on Xen. But if Xen has a vulnerability, and it has, then your battleship could be sunk.

sel4 is mathematically verified. Some secure operating systems are being built on it. You can run the NetBSD rump kernel on sel4.

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Whonix+Qubes
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I see that as maybe a "privacy and anonymity" solution... maybe.

I have some difficulty equating anything based on Linux, VMs and tor to a "secure OS".

I see no problem at all in mentioning OpenBSD, not as the most secure OS, but certainly as a contender.
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I see no problem at all in mentioning OpenBSD, not as the most secure OS, but certainly as a contender.
https://isopenbsdsecu.re/

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what is the most secure unix os ?
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Nice to have some comedy on a friday morning... you forgot "about the bsds". No troll post is complete without that.
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https://madaidans-insecurities.github.io/openbsd.html?
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Those are interesting reads, thank you for the links. What I noticed is that there's a remark about OpenBSD not supporting Wayland. While it's true out of the box, if I'm not mistaken it might be possible with arcan to have such a setup. I did not use arcan-wayland on OpenBSD yet, but the development is promising and it looks to me there will be Wayland support on all the BSDs sooner or later.
And let me also add: https://why-openbsd.rocks/fact/

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Security is like a chain. The chain is as strong as the weakest link. Usually the weakest link is a human.

So you can have a super secure OS but if the users don't use their brain, things like this can happen: https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2018/1...ticated-fraud/
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