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Old 05-13-2003, 05:50 PM   #1
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Antivirus/Firewall advice


I have Mandrake Linux 9.1 installed as a second OS on my computer. Can anyone suggest any good anti-virus and firewall programs? I have a broadband connection an my Norton firewall reports frequent attacks when i'm running XP. Any advice would be great thanks.
 
Old 05-13-2003, 05:58 PM   #2
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there are some anti-virus programs, but you dont need one for linux.
atleast i feel that way.

for firewall the best would be firestarter or fwbuilder.
 
Old 05-13-2003, 06:36 PM   #3
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An anti-virus software that you might be looking for is AntiVir.. which u can get from
http://www.free-av.de/
or
http://www.sofotex.com/download/software/1839.html
 
Old 05-13-2003, 06:45 PM   #4
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Thanks guys for the info.
 
Old 05-13-2003, 07:14 PM   #5
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F-Prot also has a free version for non-commercial
use for Linux ...

http://www.f-prot.com

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Old 05-14-2003, 03:20 AM   #6
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Thanks Tinkster.
 
  


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