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Old 08-05-2004, 11:37 AM   #1
Morpheusx00x
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Anti Virus ?!?!


Could someone Tell me a Good AntiVirus Programm for Mandrake Linux ?

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Old 08-05-2004, 11:40 AM   #2
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I've done pretty well with Clam AV.
 
Old 08-05-2004, 11:41 AM   #3
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Easy answer: You dont need one. As Linux is 100%% Virii free. No viruses could ever harm Linux, so need to worry there.

However, you need to configure a Firewall . You could either use the built-in Firewall in DrakX or in the MCC or a third party software firewall like Astaro. Or setup a IP Tables based Firewall.

Cheers

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Old 08-05-2004, 11:45 AM   #4
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Yesterday's antivirus thread - For Mandrake I'd primarily and firstly go for a Firewall like Guarddog - first port of call so to speak

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...rus+anti+virus

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Old 08-05-2004, 12:01 PM   #5
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Quote:
Originally posted by unixfreak
Easy answer: You dont need one. As Linux is 100%% Virii free. No viruses could ever harm Linux, so need to worry there.
That may not be entirely correct, especially if he is providing services to Windows clients (ie mail or file sharing). I've had to do cleanup work where a Windows user got infected with a virus and then spread it to others via infected documents on a Linux share.
 
  


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