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Yes, Ubuntu can be compromised, as any other OS, trojans, phishing, social engineering, password cracking, browser exploits - all work in Ubuntu. There is no policy of collecting the same amount of data as Windows 10 does (apparently, for developing purposes, which doesn't make it compromised in any way), and yet, there are Amazon adds in the dash - the ...


Yes, any Software and any OS can be compromised. Ubuntu is no exception. This is the data which Ubuntu will collect. You might want to disable the online search. As for protecting Ubuntu from threats, the following post covers the Ubuntu security aspect pretty good, so I'm linking it here: Security and Ubuntu


Generic Answer: In general, all of those things are fairly well supported by popular Linux distributions such as Fedora and Ubuntu. If you wish to get a good idea of how well Ubuntu will run on your hardware prior to actually trying it, you could just use a search engine like Google or Yahoo to search specific hardware components for known ...


Kazam 1.5.3 was released recently and it includes some very useful new features: support for webcams: it can record just the webcam or it can display the webcam in a window on top of the screencast; support for broadcasting to YouTube Live; added on-screen keyboard indicator and mouse click indicator; new countdown timer. Kazam is ...


And if need be, it might useful to lay it thick and emphasize the importance of the 7th rule taken from Ubuntu's Basic Security page, already linked above by MadMike: 7. most important of all: use your common sense. The biggest security threat is generally found between keyboard and chair. to which I would add that this is the case for any OS, and in ...


I think you should install UVC driver. You can get information on troubleshoot webcam issues from this link.Click here


The script I used is as below: #!/bin/bash ts=`date +%s` ffmpeg -f video4linux2 -s vga -i /dev/video0 -vframes 3 Downloads/grab-$ts.%01d.jpg exit 0 #important - has to exit with status 0 Some search suggested using avconv, so I replaced the ffmpeg with avconv and the script worked as before. avconv -f video4linux2 -s vga -i /dev/video0 -vframes 3 ...

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