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Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 14:08:02 +0100
From: Pavel Heimlich <>
Subject: Re: Mitigating malicious packages in gnu/linux

On 11/19/2019 12:33, Georgi Guninski wrote:
> As end user and contributor of gnu/linux, I am concerned about malicious
> packages (either hostile developers or hacked developers or another reason)
> and have two questions:
> * What do linux vendors to avoid malicious packages?
> * As end user what can I do to mitigate malicious packages?

You can start with installing only packages that are necessary and 
nothing more.

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