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I have only a quick question. Does Kubuntu, Xubuntu and others has the same level of security like the plain Ubuntu? I mean security for the desktop environment, because I know that for others it has, because it is based on Ubuntu. And also, do I need to worry about it, as I am not an advanced user? (not beginner, but I'm not extremely good at IT as others :D ) Thank you for your answer!

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Security is the same across all supported derivatives of Ubuntu (Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu, etc.).

See also:

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BasicSecurity

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Features

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Thank you very much! –  user146535 May 14 '13 at 13:41
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