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Old 01-18-2012, 02:00 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by rubankumars View Post
Fedora 16.
It is a short term distro(supported for one year only).
Anyway .Linux is more secure and more virus free(not virus free) than windows.
So you could turn it into main system.
But use LTS distros like UBuntu,Linux mint,CentOS,etc.,Because they are supported for 3,3,5 years.
If you want an antivirus for linux,
either use clamtk or Bitdefender free version
why would you want centos on a desktop? or anything else that is 3-5 years out of date. Centos itself is falling way behind on updates from rhel. Being supported doesn't necessarily mean it's the most secure or usable.
 
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Old 01-18-2012, 06:19 PM   #17
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Centos itself is falling way behind on updates from RHEL.
In 2011 CentOS disconnected CentOS-5 from Centos-6 processes to provide zero impact release cycles, they set up a Continuous Release repo for both CentOS 5 and CentOS 6 ('yum install centos-release-cr') to ensure security updates are available as they are released and they managed to release CentOS-6.2 on 12/20/2011 and in less than 2 weeks.

Back to your comment. Yes, it's clear there were hick-ups due to staffing. But as far as I've read your comment only applied to the initial Centos6 and CentOS-6.1 releases back then.


For more see http://planet.centos.org/.
 
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Old 01-18-2012, 09:59 PM   #18
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I apologize then. I more or less stopped paying attention around that time. I'll have to read up on newer things I guess. Thanks for the new information.
 
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RedFedora,
https://www.linux.com/news/software/...tivirus-needed
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2003/10...ndows_viruses/
 
  


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