This is probably one of the most important reasons to update your kernel, as you’ll always be safer with a patched kernel.
For Mozilla Firefox users, this means choosing the right settings, the right extensions, and tab management. There are easy extensions for apps like disabling Pocket and other integrations, and finding the most memory-draining apps.
While these changes will make your Firefox faster than ever before, you still need to make sure it’s as fast as other browsers. Once you have had Firefox installed for some time, it can take a long time to start up.
Being able to simply replace a part with something else without issue is what makes Linux great.
But your distribution constantly asks you to update your kernel.
You can interpret the numbers pretty much any way you want to come up with the conclusion that either OS is "more secure."Desktop users are still vulnerable to some browser-based exploits, for example.
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