Commit d0d6c0ac authored by A. Wilcox's avatar A. Wilcox

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Small fixes for Admin Handbook

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<highlights><para>In this chapter, we will review best practices for keeping your Adélie Linux systems secure.</para></highlights>
<section id="introduction6">
<title>Introduction to computer security</title>
<para>No one book can teach you everything about computer security. Computer security is not simply an item on a list that must be done once and then it is "completed". Computers are very powerful tools, and just as they can be used to teach, create, and produce, they can also be used for more nefarious purposes. By taking a proactive approach to computer security, and treating it as a process, you will be much more successful in keeping the security, confidentiality, and integrity of your data intact. You first need to identify your <firstterm>threat model</firstterm>; that is, what advisaries are you attempting to keep out? A sophisticated nation-state requires a much different security plan than a random hacker.</para>
<para>No one book can teach you everything about computer security. Computer security is not simply an item on a list that must be done once and then it is "completed". Computers are very powerful tools, and just as they can be used to teach, create, and produce, they can also be used for more nefarious purposes. By taking a proactive approach to computer security, and treating it as a process, you will be much more successful in keeping the security, confidentiality, and integrity of your data intact. You first need to identify your <firstterm>threat model</firstterm>; that is, what adversaries are you attempting to keep out? A sophisticated nation-state requires a much different security plan than a random hacker.</para>
<para>The suggestions in this handbook are a starting point to help you develop an actionable plan to keep your computer secure. They are by no means exhaustive. Remember to always keep learning; knowledge is power.</para>
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<listitem><para>Keep track of best practices for the services you run. The service's documentation is likely to contain good advice for security.</para></listitem>
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<title><filename>/etc/asound.conf</filename>: System audio configuration</title>
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<title>Purpose</title>
<para>The <filename>/etc/asound.conf</filename> file determines the behaviour audio hardware present on the system. It can be used to select default bitrates, configure hardware options, and determine which sound card is the default/primary in a system with multiple sound cards present. This file is only significant on systems that have audio options installed.</para>
<para>The <filename>/etc/asound.conf</filename> file determines the behaviour of audio hardware present on the system. It can be used to select default bitrates, configure hardware options, and determine which sound card is the default/primary in a system with multiple sound cards present. This file is only significant on systems that have audio options installed.</para>
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<title>Syntax</title>
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<para>For more information about configuring name resolution, refer to <xref linkend="how2dns" />.</para>
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