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Old 03-14-2005, 05:46 PM   #1
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How my AV works


I have installed f-prot and I am being using it for the last month, I do my update once a week, I also do my full scan once every two weeks,

f-prot -dumb -list *

well, How does it work, Do My AV program loads at startup as windows does, If I receive any type of virus will the software warn me OR I have to scan in order to know.

Thanks.
 
Old 03-14-2005, 05:54 PM   #2
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The latter ... Linux doesn't have a "on-the-fly"
system break like the windows AV scanners.

You need to manually check files, unless you
run a combo of e.g. spam-assassin and from
there a script that will check attachments.


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