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Re: Ubuntu 16.04 server --- Contacting host: elpa.gnu.org:80 when packag
Re: Ubuntu 16.04 server --- Contacting host: elpa.gnu.org:80 when package-refresh-contents
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:28:21 +0100
The tile sounds a little click-baity, but it is actually a good tutorial
how to secure the connection to (m)elpa.
Afaik there has been no malware on melpa, but if you download your
packages via http, someone could in theory tamper with your connection
and inject malicious code.
So, don't panic & use https ;-)
Rusi <address@hidden> writes:
> On Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 6:11:59 PM UTC+5:30, Dan Čermák wrote:
>> If you are setting up a new emacs client, you might want to take a look
>> at this too: https://glyph.twistedmatrix.com/2015/11/editor-malware.html
> Hoo Boy!
> Was wondering when this would become a thing…
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