Which OS to use? How to verify that the OS is secure?

How to download and install Electrum securely? There are many methods - binaries, git, homebrew, Ubuntu package, building from source.

Is there a tutorial that has step by step instructions on how to set up a secure environment for Electrum and use it securely?

  • bitcoin.stackexchange.com/questions/8214/… says since there is no private information they couldn't do much if it was insecure. Nov 24 '13 at 17:41
  • Also if security is your aim then Ubuntu (and Linux in general) is a bad choice as they aren't particularly secure compared to proper Unix (like a Solaris or a BSD derivative.) If you must use Linux then you should look to a hardened version like RHEL or CentOS. Nov 24 '13 at 17:45

Here is check http://secure-bitcoin.blogspot.ru/, please leave a comment if you find any mistakes


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