Question What is the best Linux for security?

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If one MUST run or desires to run some Windows-only applications, then those applications can still be done/used within Windows a bit more safely contained within a VM under one of any of hundreds of Linux host options....

But, in today's world, it is safest to assume that no one surfs to assorted websites without essentially everyone knowing it...; any where someone goes is known/logged by the ISP anyway...

There is no real 'anonymous'...
 
'Ubuntu'? LOL! (They are about like Microsoft with the 'telemetry'; who knows if/what they sell to others)

After all the hooplah a few years back over their monitoring 'telemetry', which just so happened to include everywhere a user goes/every thing he/she does, every last click?? Canonical earned no friendship awards with the hard-core Nix-ers with that one...!
 
The only reason I ever used Windows is because of gaming performance which is significantly greater and CAD software performance but I will swap to Linux now and learn the software properly. Though I still need a browser to use on the OS and with tor "compromised" what do I do...
Accept that your ISP knows where you visit, and, surf accordingly...

There really is no 'safe from all eyes' surfing......

If you perhaps live in North Korea or Tiananmen City and are worried about seizure of computer and search of browser and interception of your photo collection and/or Bible verses, just use a Live Linux from USB with no records kept.... Your Linux Live distro is for data recovery purposes, after all. If you wish a persistent install so can install Chrome and assorted packages/tools/software, use a $10 ea 32 GB flash drive to install it to...even that install can be encrypted....

So Chrome feeds Google that I read about firearms, and that steers me to firearms websites on Facebook? Who cares, really... (only my opinion, but, I understand some worry about such things...in which case, avoid Microsoft and Ubuntu...and Chrome/Google....
 
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Linux MInt is a joy to use, these days....and easier to install and update than even Windows...


(just a few minutes after testing number of extra clicks required to make encrypted Linux Mint...it took two extra clicks within the GUI guided install. plus entering of passphrase!)
 
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