Linux: Raise Security Level by removing Software

If you use Linux you should monthly check which Software you haven’t used last weeks.


  • Every additional Software put Load on your PC
  • Every additional Software uses libraries which can be affected by zero day exploits
  • The Developers doesn’t know all bugs of their dependencies
  • Third parity Software parts like „Github“ or „PPA-Sources“ they can be a security hole, by confusing Developers!
  • If a Projekt is closed, remove unneeded Software to reduces the count of securitry holes!
  • Run Cleanups after uninstall to purge changed Configs read here
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Last Update 08.10.2023 - Nonprofit Linux PC & Server Support since 2004 Tags: Linux Online Help, Linuxonlinehelp, Linux Support, Linux Hilfe