Boot Loader Security – One physical security feature I like to use and always recommend to other users is the boot loader security feature. This gives you the option to password-protect the boot loader. Boot loader password protection is one of five methods you may use to boost the physical security rating of your computer. I like the fact that the installer gives you this option.
- Available Software – The repository has all the applications – free or non-free – that virtually all desktop users will ever need to use. Skype, Realplayer, libdvdcss2, Moovida, XBMC, Dropbox, etc, are either installed or available in the repository. You won’t have to go digging for third party repositories to add to the system.
The default configuration of PCLinuxOS is just sloppy. There is no (good) excuse for it. The community can do better than this, especially for a version designed for new users. Features that should be enabled out of the box, should. Users, especially new users, deserve a better user experience.